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HEAR Today exhibition to take place in Kent

An exhibition that focuses on technology and services designed to make life easier for people with hearing loss will take place this month (September) in Orpington, Kent. The HEAR Today exhibition will take place on Saturday 18th September at Orpington Methodist Church, 19 Sevenoaks Rd, Orpington BR6 9JH from 10-4pm. Admission to the event is […]

Meet our volunteer at Mycenae House, London

If you are worried about your hearing and live in London, why not drop in and meet a Hearing Link volunteer for hearing loss support and information? We will be at Wellbeing Cafe at Mycenae House, 90 Mycanae Road, Blackheath, SE3 7SE on the second Thursday of every month for a friendly chat from 1.30-3.30pm. […]

Volunteers Week – thank you to all our wonderful volunteers

This week (1st-7th June) marks Volunteers Week.   At Hearing Link we are entirely grateful to our wonderful network of volunteers who support people living with hearing loss and their families across the UK.    Kate Vale, our Network & Training Manager, has shared the following message, thanking our volunteers for their time, generosity and […]

Film Review: Sound of Metal – A hearing loss triumph or tragedy?

**Warning: This review may contain spoilers** On the day of its national cinema release (17th May), Hearing Link volunteer Sylvia Irvine-Robertson shares her review of Oscar-winning film Sound of Metal.  This is a film to watch, and I guarantee you will find it thought-provoking and brilliantly acted. The sound team creates unnerving, but realistic effects, […]

Blog: Hearing aids versus a cochlear implant – which is better for adults with severe hearing loss?

A row of hearing aids in several shapes, sizes and coloursPlease note: applications have now closed. By Dr Adele Horobin Well, for people who have hearing loss equal to or greater than 80dB, NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) advise that a cochlear implant is better.  But what about people who just miss out on this cut-off point? People with hearing loss between […]

The Alliance to host health and social care engagement events – Scotland

A series of local engagement events will take place this month (October) to help support the remobilisation of health and social care services in Scotland, following the Coronavirus pandemic. The Cabinet Secretary for Health has invited the The Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (The ALLIANCE) as a member of the Mobilisation Recovery Group, to lead […]

New lipreading classes to begin in Portadown

New lipreading classes to begin in PortadownThe Banbridge Lipreading group will start a new 8-week lipreading course in Portadown from next month (March). The class will be held at CherryTrees Resource Centre, Edenberry Gardens, BT63 5EA from Tuesday 17th March from 2pm-4pm. The classes are free and are a good opportunity to socialise with others who have hearing loss. A further […]

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