Tag Archive: hearing loss

Hearing loss pilot scheme 'put on hold' in Northern Ireland - NCHA Comment
  • 23
    Sep

Hearing loss pilot scheme ‘put on hold’ in Northern Ireland – NCHA Comment

A pilot scheme aimed at cutting waiting times for hearing loss appointments in Northern Ireland has been put on hold. Responding to the news NCHA Chief Executive David Hewlett said: “Cancelling the pilot is a retrograde step for the citizens...

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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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Fears of hearing damage in teens prompts warning
  • 9
    Jun

Fears of hearing damage in teens prompts warning

New research indicates potentially alarming level of hearing damage in young people who are exposed to loud music. The researchers interviewed and performed detailed hearing tests on a group of 170 students in Brazil between 11 and 17 years old,...

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BLOG: Hearing Loss in Hollywood – New Rocky Movie
  • 20
    Jan

BLOG: Hearing Loss in Hollywood – New Rocky Movie

The Rocky franchise has broken the Hollywood mould by confronting big-screen stigma of hearing loss, says Oliver Lamb.  This week the seventh installment of the renowned Rocky boxing  movie franchise hits cinema screens, serving up a series of wince-  inducing...

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Report on the Impact of Hearing Loss backed by NCHA
  • 16
    Oct

Report on the Impact of Hearing Loss backed by NCHA

The NCHA welcomes the Ear Foundation’s report on the economic cost of untreated adult hearing loss The Ear Foundation has released a report showing that adult hearing loss is linked with higher unemployment and poor health, including depression. Released at a...

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