Browsing All posts tagged under »audiology«

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

September 29, 2014

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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‘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

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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

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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

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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

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