Category Archive: Blog

BAA appoints Hearing Therapist as President
  • 22
    Nov

BAA appoints Hearing Therapist as President

The British Academy of Audiology (BAA) has elected Sue Falkingham as its new President.  Sue is the first Hearing Therapist to become BAA President, and also the first who will serve a two-year term. Succeeding Michelle Booth in the post,...

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‘Towards a Connected Future’ – new logo for BAA, BSA and BSHAA event 
  • 20
    Nov

‘Towards a Connected Future’ – new logo for BAA, BSA and BSHAA event 

The British Academy of Audiology (BAA), British Society of Audiology (BSA), and British Society of Hearing Aid Audiologists (BSHAA) have launched a new logo for their first ever joint event, ‘Towards a Connected Future’. Harjit Sandhu of the NCHA said:...

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Green Paper on care and support for older people 
  • 16
    Nov

Green Paper on care and support for older people 

The UK Government has announced that it is seeking to publish a green paper on care and support for older people by mid-2018. The paper will outline the Government’s plans for dealing with the challenges of an ageing population, especially...

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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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