Category Archive: health

The NHS and national organisations join forces to tackle hearing loss
  • 24
    Jun

The NHS and national organisations join forces to tackle hearing loss

A new guide published today by NHS, the Local Government Association, public health experts and leading hearing sector organisations exposes the growing challenge of unsupported hearing loss in England. The Hearing Loss Joint Strategic Needs Assessment Guide aims to help...

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Hearing aids, hospital use and cognitive decline - research round-up 
  • 27
    Apr

Hearing aids, hospital use and cognitive decline – research round-up 

A new study suggests that hearing aids might decrease the number of visits older people make to hospital. The study, published in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, reports that people with severe hearing loss who use a hearing aid were...

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Successful BAA, BSA and BSHAA event in Leeds
  • 8
    Feb

Successful BAA, BSA and BSHAA event in Leeds

This week, the NCHA attended ‘Towards a Connected Future’, the first joint event by the BAA, BSA and BSHAA, in Leeds. The pilot towards a connected future conference was well attended and a success according to feedback from exhibitors and...

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BSHAA updates guidance on onward referrals
  • 29
    Jan

BSHAA updates guidance on onward referrals

The British Society of Hearing Aid Audiologists (BSHAA) has published revised guidance on onward referrals following a consultation at the end of 2017. Endorsed by the British Society of Otology (BSO) and the British Society of Audiology (BSA), the new...

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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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