Category Archive: Members

Hearing providers’ fight for patients’ needs
  • 19
    Dec

Hearing providers’ fight for patients’ needs

The major representative organisations for hospital and community hearing care providers are working together to protect patients’ access to high quality NHS hearing care. The British Academy of Audiology (BAA), British Society of Hearing Aid Audiologists (BSHAA) and National Community...

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NHS Alliance calls for a new community of care outside of hospitals
  • 16
    Oct

NHS Alliance calls for a new community of care outside of hospitals

The NCHA welcomes a new report from the NHS Alliance showing the role community audiologists can play, as part of a wider team of local health professionals, in preventing ill health and keeping people out of hospital. The “Think Big,...

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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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Lawrence Werth - Sad loss to hearing
  • 20
    Aug

Lawrence Werth – Sad loss to hearing

It is with the deepest regret that the NCHA reports the passing away of Lawrence Werth, Chairman of the British Hearing Aid Manufacturers Association (BHAMA) and Chairman at PC Werth. Lawrence has been a guiding light in hearing throughout his...

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BLOG: A Pathway Through Better Hearing Services
  • 28
    Jun

BLOG: A Pathway Through Better Hearing Services

There are some simple steps the government and health commissioners can take to improve hearing care pathways. In evidence to the ILC-UK Commission on Hearing Loss recently the NCHA and BSHAA put forward four proposals which would immediately improve commissioning of hearing...

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BLOG: Pathways To Better Hearing
  • 27
    Jun

BLOG: Pathways To Better Hearing

Throughout our lives our hearing changes. Modern hearing care is also adapting, opening up to the wider healthcare world and making the case for joined up and flexible care based in the community and moulded around people’s needs. We must...

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