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Music fans sought for hearing aid survey

The School of Music at the University of Leeds is still seeking participants for research into the music listening experiences of people who use hearing aids. The project is called “Hearing Aids for Music” and is the first research project of its kind exploring music engagement and enjoyment by hearing aid users (including those with a BAHA device). The team […]

Equipment demonstration open day in Stafford

Hearing Advice for You (HA4U), a hearing loss peer support group, are running a deaf awareness open day in March. Taking place at Rising Brook Baptist Church, the event will be focused on practical demonstrations of assistive equipment for those with hearing loss or visual impairment. This will be an excellent opportunity to discover what is available, and to try […]

Guildford hearing aid maintenance training

The Diocese of Guildford is seeking volunteers to participate in a number of upcoming hearing aid maintenance training sessions, with the goal of providing support at existing church social events. The Hearing Champions training will include: Checking the hearing aid is working Replacing the battery, battery life Re-tubing Fitting the hearing aid in the ear Hearing aid controls […]

BAA host regional study day in the North East

The British Academy is Audiology is to host its annual regional study day in the North East of England in March. It will be held at Durham County Cricket Club, Durham on Friday 17th March. The theme of the study day is ‘Advancing Audiology: Non-Routine Adult Services’ and is open to all audiology professionals. You do not need […]

Views sought on Accessible Information Standard

NHS England is seeking views as part of a review into the Accessible Information Standard which launched last year. The Standard aims to ensure that people with a disability, impairment or sensory loss receive accessible information and communication support from providers of NHS care and adult social care. The aim of this review is to […]

Hearing Link recognised for good governance

Hearing Link this week placed third for an award that recognises good governance. Fellow organisations Shared Lives and University of Manchester Student Union finished first and second place respectively for the Winifried Tumim Memorial Prize. The award, established by NCVO in honor of its former chairperson, recognises good governance. Hearing Link was commended for the […]

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