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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
Do you live in North Wales? Have you been diagnosed with acquired hearing loss? We are looking for people to share what is important when hearing loss is diagnosed. Your feedback will help us to create a new one-day programme of support to be piloted in Wales later in the year. We are hosting two […]
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.
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 […]