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MED-EL offers music grant to hearing implant users

MED-EL offers music grant to hearing implant usersHearing implant company MED-EL is offering the chance for hearing implant users to learn to play a musical instrument or to take up singing lessons. The annual music grant will provide two lucky MED-EL hearing implant users the chance to own and learn to play a musical instrument of their choice or take up singing […]

Hearing Link volunteer named Heather Jackson Award recipient 2019

Hearing Link volunteer John Newton has been named recipient of the 2019 Heather Jackson AwardHearing Link volunteer John Newton has been named this year’s recipient of the Heather Jackson Award. The award is presented annually, and jointly, by the National Association of Deafened People (NADP), Signature, and Hearing Link, to a person who has made a significant contribution to the improvement of the welfare and opportunity of deafened people. It has been […]

Lorraine Gailey steps down from Hearing Link after 31 years

Lorraine Gailey steps down from Hearing Link after 31 yearsAfter 31 years leading the work of Hearing Link, our Chief Operating Officer, Dr Lorraine Gailey, has moved on to new challenges.  Lorraine has dedicated her career to supporting adults with acquired hearing loss and their families across the UK. Her background was in psychology and speech & language therapy before joining the LINK Centre […]

Views sought on fireworks at Parliament event – London

Views sought on fireworks at Parliament eventThe House of Commons Petitions Committee is hosting an event Tuesday 2nd July to gather people’s views on fireworks. The Committee recently launched an inquiry into how the noise of fireworks affect people with a wide range of health conditions and disabilities including hearing loss. Hundreds of people have signed petitions calling for a ban […]

Deaf Awareness Week: 6th-12th May 2019

Deaf Awareness Week 2019Today marks the start of Deaf Awareness Week, which will run until the 12th May. Organised by the UK Council on Deafness, the week is an opportunity to raise awareness of hearing loss to the wider public. Look out our social media channels (Facebook and Twitter) and those for Hearing Dogs for Deaf People for inspiring stories and […]

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