We love nothing more than visiting communities across the UK to speak to people about hearing loss. In 2023/4 we will host a series of Hearing Loss Community Days in towns and villages near you for anyone dealing with changes in their hearing, or their families and friends.
A research project at the University of Cambridge is seeking input from people with hearing loss, or parents/carers of people with hearing loss, about their NHS experiences. The study is being led by a group of patients and clinicians working to improve the way NHS staff work and communicate with people who have a hearing […]
We’ve been working with GoMedia, a company that is developing a new app in conjunction with the Department for Transport. The app will aim to deliver real-time announcements direct to passengers’ smartphones in SMS format during journeys. The app is in the advanced stages of development and tests will take place in early 2022 on […]
The views of train passengers with hearing loss are being sought to help the development of a new app commissioned by the Department of Transport. We know that travelling by train with any level of hearing loss can be a challenging experience. The new app aims to deliver real-time onboard announcements directly to the passenger’s […]
Deaf people who require the use of a sign language interpreter will be allowed to take part in jury service for the first time, it has been announced. Before this announcement, laws strictly prohibited anyone beyond the 12 sworn jurors from entering jury deliberation rooms. This is to safeguard against outside influence. It meant that […]
Next month (March 2021) all households in England and Wales will be asked to take part in the 2021 Census. The once-in-a-decade survey is conducted by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and provides the most accurate estimate of our communities. The anonymised information gathered will highlight areas of deprivation, show the ethnic make-up of […]