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Our feature magazine inTouch is out now!

inTouch summer 2018

Our new-look feature magazine inTouch is now available to download online. Read the latest news from Hearing Link and Hearing Dogs for Deaf People in our summer 2018 edition. In this edition, we meet our volunteers from Northern Ireland who are supporting local communities with their Newtownabbey Hearing Loss Group which meets on the last […]

Product of the month: Otovita cleaning wipes

Otovita cleaning wipes

Keep your hearing aids clean with our fantastic product of the month for July. Otovita Cleaning Wipes are alcohol-free cleaning and anti-microbial wipes for hearing aids, earmoulds and other small items. Our pack of 30 wipes are available on our online shop for just £8.99. Visit: https://shop.hearinglink.org/product-of-the-month–otovita-cleaning-wipes—30-pack-212-p.asp to pick up yours today. Delivery is charged additionally.

New NICE guidelines for hearing loss in adults

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published new guidelines for hearing loss in adults.  ‘Hearing Loss in Adults: assessment and management’ covers some aspects of assessing and managing hearing loss in primary, community and secondary care.  Its aim is to improve the quality of life for adults, aged over 18, with hearing loss […]

Cochlear implant users sought for research study

Man wearing cochlear implant

Are you a cochlear implant user or currently waiting for one to be fitted?   Gillian Kenny Associates Ltd, medical research company, are looking for participants aged 65 and over to take part in a study to help gather insight on customer experiences to help make future improvements for users and potential users of cochlear implants.  It is essential […]

Heather Jackson Award winner announced

Margaret Du Feu

Margaret du Feu has been awarded the Heather Jackson Award for her significant contribution to the improvement of the welfare and opportunity of deafened people. Starting in medical school, Margaret became progressively deafened by cochlear otosclerosis and is now profoundly deaf.  She had a cochlear implant in 1999. Margaret has committed her life’s work to […]

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