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Ady Swinbourne: Why I got private hearing aids after 29 years with the NHS

May 30, 2015

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At weekends, we publish popular articles from our archive, which you might have missed the first time round! Tell us which […]

Read: Jackie Ashley’s Guardian article on the effects of refusing people hearing aids

February 10, 2015

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Jackie Ashley, daughter of the late deaf politician and campaigner Lord Jack Ashley, has written an article for the Guardian […]

Nikki Heywood: Have you ever heard of Cholosteatoma? Read about my hospital visit and find out what it is

January 8, 2015

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Yesterday, I was picked up by Ambulance Transport at 7.15am for an appointment at Manchester Royal Infirmary at 8.55am. I […]

Meet: Geraldine Rooney, who defied the odds (and her lecturer) to become a deaf nurse

December 10, 2014

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Last year, Geraldine Rooney hit the headlines when she achieved her dream of becoming a nurse twenty years after being […]

Deaf News: Deaf people in Devon to be given only one hearing aid

December 5, 2014

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The Mirror has reported a worrying development in Devon, as cuts to NHS services mean that Deaf people will only […]

SignHealth: You have until Sunday to make your opinion count in the new NHS Information Standard (BSL)

November 7, 2014

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One of the most important changes there’s ever been to healthcare for Deaf people comes a step closer this weekend, […]

Ady Swinbourne: Why I got private hearing aids after 29 years with the NHS

November 2, 2014

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Every weekend, we are publishing popular articles from our archive, which you might have missed the first time round! This one […]

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: American Deaf woman sues to get sign language interpreter for baby’s birth

September 1, 2014

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Earlier this year, a British Deaf couple made headlines when they complained about the lack of an interpreter during their […]

Emily Howlett: We need to stop thinking that government changes won’t affect us

August 21, 2014

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There are such a lot of insidious, barely noticeable changes happening right now that it’s pretty much impossible for anyone […]