Browsing All posts tagged under »action on hearing loss«

Richard Turner: Subtitles need to go back to the future

June 3, 2015

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In 2003 Tony Blair was still Prime Minister. ‘Friends’ was running its last series, Facebook had only just been launched […]

The Question: Is the much-used statistic ’10 million deaf people’ helpful?

September 26, 2014

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An often quoted statistic about deafness and hearing loss in the UK is that there are ten million people who […]

Laura’s Pregnancy Diary: If deaf charities had a different focus, maybe I could book my antenatal appointments myself

March 7, 2014

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Laura Hignett is deaf and pregnant. She is sharing her diary entries with us as she prepares for the birth […]

Deaf News: Action on Hearing Loss CEO posts video urgently asking supporters to bridge £2.5 million shortfall in funds

February 26, 2014

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The CEO of Action on Hearing Loss, Paul Breckell, has posted a video urgently asking the charity’s supporters to bridge […]

Deaf News: Seven deaf groups meet at Westminster to discuss Communication Support Bill

November 25, 2013

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Seven deaf organisations and groups representing the deaf community (the D7) are meeting in London today to plot the next […]

Deaf News: Hearing screening campaign for people aged over 65 launched

October 2, 2013

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A campaign led by deaf MP Stephen Lloyd to persuade the government to introduce a hearing screening programme for people […]

Deaf News: Zero-hours scheme defended by Action on Hearing Loss

August 16, 2013

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Zero-hour contracts have come under the spotlight in the past few weeks. National deafness and hearing loss charity, Action on Hearing […]

Deaf news: Which? launch hearing aid guide with Action on Hearing Loss

August 6, 2013

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Action on Hearing Loss has joined forces with consumer champion Which? to launch a comprehensive guide to hearing aids. This […]

Deaf News: Action on Hearing Loss call on government to improve employment support for deaf people

July 9, 2013

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National charity Action on Hearing Loss have teamed up with other charities to produce a report into the problems people […]

Deaf News: Action on Hearing Loss team up with DCAL to call for better dementia strategy for deaf people

April 16, 2013

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The charity Action on Hearing Loss and University College London’s Deafness Cognition and Language Research Centre are urging NHS England […]