Category Archive: Members

NCHA newsletter - sector news 24 August
  • 24
    Aug

NCHA newsletter – sector news 24 August

This week’s news  Changes to Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) update DWP responds to deaf customers’ complaint What do you think of Relay UK? Opioid use can lead to hearing loss Mobile audiometry tests could become common in emergency rooms...

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NCHA’s Friday roundup – sector news - 7 August
  • 7
    Aug

NCHA’s Friday roundup – sector news – 7 August

This week’s news  1. NHS England confirms the restoration of community services 2. Manchester reports hearing loss in discharged COVID-19 patients 3. Dementia prevention, intervention, and care: 2020 report of the Lancet Commission 4. Adult hearing screening review 5. Face...

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NCHA newsletter - sector news - 31 July
  • 31
    Jul

NCHA newsletter – sector news – 31 July

This week’s news  Still waiting for NHS guidance Healthcare registrants to self-isolate on return to England from high-risk countries Self-isolation period extended to 10 days  Hearing screening for newborns reviewed  BAA and BSHAA respond to Daily Mail article about Covid-19...

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New guidance and sector updates
  • 30
    Jun

New guidance and sector updates

  This member update includes: Updated sector guidance – return to routine appointments Social distancing update Audiology support for patients who are shielding Covid-19: Air conditioning, fans and ventilation Guidance on flexible furlough New law to help companies and directors...

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New Covid-19 resource hub now live - 5 June 2020
  • 5
    Jun

New Covid-19 resource hub now live – 5 June 2020

We have launched a new Covid-19 resource hub where you can access all the advice and guidance we have published to support members since the pandemic began. The NCHA Covid-19 resource hub, which will be updated continually, includes:   Covid-19...

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Member alert: Covid-19 restoration of community health services for children and young people - 4 June 2020
  • 4
    Jun

Member alert: Covid-19 restoration of community health services for children and young people – 4 June 2020

NHS England/NHS Improvement has updated its Covid-19 prioritisation framework for children and young people, superseding its 2 April guidance. The NHS has said as we move into the next phase of the pandemic response: “It is important that children, young...

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