Tag Archive: hearing

Calls to protect bandwidth frequency used by hearing instruments
  • 15
    Feb

Calls to protect bandwidth frequency used by hearing instruments

The British Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA) has issued a warning that the bandwidth used by hearing instruments could be compromised due to competition from smartphone and tablet companies. BIHIMA has called on politicians and regulators to protect the...

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International Congress of Hearing Aid Acousticians
  • 21
    Oct

International Congress of Hearing Aid Acousticians

Clinicians and businesses from across the European hearing care sector came together this week for their annual trade and networking fair. Taking place in Hannover in Germany, the Congress is one of the world's largest hearing sector events. It combines...

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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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Dementia patients should have hearing health checked by nurses, report urges
  • 30
    Sep

Dementia patients should have hearing health checked by nurses, report urges

The Department of Health has outlined its new vision and strategy for nurses working to support people with dementia, including hearing health assessments The Department for Health has this week released an updated version of its vision and strategy for...

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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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NHS National Commissioning Framework for Hearing Services
  • 19
    Jul

NHS National Commissioning Framework for Hearing Services

First ever NHS National Commissioning Framework for hearing loss promises to be a breakthrough for people with reduced hearing in England. [caption id="attachment_5114" align="alignleft" width="320"] Click here to download the Framework[/caption] NHS England today launched the long-awaited ‘Commissioning Services for...

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