Browsing All posts tagged under »audiology«

Rebecca Atkinson: Why the NHS is the greatest social leveller deaf and disabled people have

September 29, 2014


Life is a bunch of straws. You pull some longs ones. You pull some short ones. Maybe you got born […]

Deaf News: NDCS says audiology services are failing deaf children in England

September 29, 2014


The shocking state of England’s children’s audiology services is revealed in a report published today. 1000 parents were consulted for […]

Deaf News: Hearing Link urge Deaf adults to give their views on hearing services in England

July 25, 2014


UK hearing loss charity Hearing Link is urging adults who have used NHS hearing care services to get hearing aids […]

Deaf News: Shocking 73-week wait for hearing aid reassessment in Wales is revealed

June 26, 2014


Patients with hearing loss in one area of Wales are being forced to wait up to 73 weeks, or 17 […]

Deaf News: Plan to scrap free NHS hearing aids under fire

June 8, 2014


North Staffordshire Clinical Commission Group (CCG) are considering scrapping providing hearing aids to people with a mild or moderate age-related […]

Tamsin Coates: Whatever equipment a deaf child uses, they are still deaf

April 15, 2014


‘Is there any such thing as a deaf child anymore?’ This was a question I recently overhead, spoken by an […]

Rebekah Owens: “Are you trying to find Radio One?” My early life in hearing aids

January 13, 2014


Throughout my school life I never used BSL, having been brought up in an era when the oral method was […]

Charlie Swinbourne: “I was talking behind your back to test your hearing.” My bizarre second visit to my audiologist

January 7, 2014


Two months ago, I wrote about what I learned from a 15 minute visit to my local NHS audiology clinic. […]

Charlie Swinbourne: Trying (and failing) to get my hearing aids fixed

October 25, 2013


On Wednesday, my daughter woke me up with a special gift. “Your hearing aids daddy!” she said, as she handed […]

Robert Mandara: Programming your own hearing aids, part 3. How to do it!

April 12, 2013


Last year, the BBC reported that more and more hearing aid users are programming their own hearing aids. Here, in […]