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Survey: Has the pandemic affected your access to speech and language therapy?

The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) is concerned about how the COVID-19 pandemic, and in particular the UK-wide lockdown (March-June 2020), has affected people’s access to speech and language therapy. To understand the issue better, and so we can all work together to advocate for the speech and language therapy that people […]

Review of Adult Health and Social Care – Scotland

Please note: Submissions have now closed The Independent Review of Adult Social Care is underway in Scotland and the views of people who are deaf or living with hearing are needed. The ALLIANCE is leading on the engagement exercise to capture experiences and to achieve this has created its People at the Centre programme. Its […]

New research reveals Brits take hearing for granted

A recent survey commissioned by the British Irish Hearing Instruments Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA) has revealed that the average adult in the UK only gets their hearing tested once a decade. Despite 1 in 6 adults in the UK with some form of hearing loss, most people are getting their hearing checked once every ten years […]

Have your say on future of disability support fund – Northern Ireland

Independent Living Fund (ILF) events in Northern IrelandViews are being sought by the  Independent Living Fund (ILF) – the public body that provides financial support to help disabled people live independently – for disabled people and their care networks to share their views on the future of the fund in Northern Ireland. 438 people across Northern Ireland currently receive ILF support to […]

View sought on adult hearing loss services – Staffordshire

View sought on adult hearing loss services - StaffordshireAn eight-week listening exercise has been launched by six NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) across Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent regarding hearing loss in adults. The CCGs are seeking views of patients through an online survey to understand how these services impact on their lives. The survey will remain open until 23:59 on Sunday 1st […]

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