Hearing Link

Welsh Ambulance Service releases communication app

The Welsh Ambulance Service has launched a new app aimed at improving communication with those who have different needs, including the deaf and hard of hearing. Using a combination of gestures, clear images and simple text, the app is designed to enable patients and staff to share essential information relating to the medical situation at hand. […]

Volunteers raise awareness at library health fairs

Our fantastic volunteers in Northern Ireland have been raising awareness of Hearing Link to communities by attending a series of library health fairs. Volunteers Les and Ramona Williams brought our information stand to Banbridge Library recently in an effort to tell others about the type of specialist support we offer. The event was part of […]

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 […]

Iron deficiency ‘linked’ to hearing loss

A new study has found a potential link between iron deficiency an hearing loss. The research, carried out by Pennsylvania State University, has found that 30% of the world’s population is anaemic increasing the risks of acquired hearing loss. Full details of the research and its findings can be read on the Daily Mail website.

Tracey to run London Marathon

Supporter Tracey Wolfe-Clarke is to run her first marathon in aid of Hearing Link in 2017. She will join thousands of other charity runners when she takes on the 26.2mile course of the Virgin Money London Marathon in April. Tracey, a keen runner, has always wanted to compete in the prestigious race and next year […]

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