Category Archive: Blog

Clinical Practice Guideline: Earwax
  • 23
    Mar

Clinical Practice Guideline: Earwax

The American Academy of Otolaryngology has updated its guidelines on cerumen impaction. The guideline aims to promote evidence-based management. The resource also contains useful information for patients and non-medical health care providers. Although the guideline is written for the US,...

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BLOG: Northern Ireland must act now to avoid NHS audiology failing
  • 5
    Oct

BLOG: Northern Ireland must act now to avoid NHS audiology failing

Capacity challenges in hospitals make it impossible for the existing NHS workforce to meet the hearing needs of Northern Ireland, reports the British Academy of Audiology.  NCHA Director of Policy Harjit Sandhu sets out why community provision is now essential....

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Ageism: Changing how we think about older people’s hearing health
  • 30
    Sep

Ageism: Changing how we think about older people’s hearing health

International Day for Older Persons 2016 is an opportunity to start new conversations about the importance of hearing care, says NCHA Communications Manager Ollie Lamb. The theme for this year’s International Day for Older People, on Saturday 1 October, is...

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Market review: Hearing care in the UK
  • 31
    Aug

Market review: Hearing care in the UK

NCHA Policy Officer Jakob Stenkvist reviews the current hearing care sector in the UK and looks at how community providers can help meet unmet need. NCHA Policy Officer Jakob Stenkvist has been featured in a special audiology edition of Optician...

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BLOG: Hearing Loss Olympians and Future Stars
  • 11
    Aug

BLOG: Hearing Loss Olympians and Future Stars

With all eyes on Rio 2016, we showcase three Olympians who have not let their hearing loss - or any other challenge, for that matter – stop them from pushing to be the best they can be. Greg Rutherford, Long...

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BLOG: Tech Solutions to Support People with Hearing Loss at Work
  • 29
    Jul

BLOG: Tech Solutions to Support People with Hearing Loss at Work

Consumer and retail technology plays an ever greater role in helping people with reduced hearing secure and stay in work, says NCHA Communications Officer Elizabeth Broad. In the past people with reduced hearing have been forced to rely on faxes,...

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