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NCHA publishes updated data protection guidance
  • 12
    Jul

NCHA publishes updated data protection guidance

The NCHA today published its updated data protection guidance for community hearing providers in the UK.   This follows our initial data protection guidance, published in December 2017, designed to help community providers comply with the EU General Data Protection...

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New NHS guideline to tackle unmet hearing needs
  • 21
    Jun

New NHS guideline to tackle unmet hearing needs

People with hearing difficulties should be encouraged to access care sooner and be provided with two hearing aids when they have a hearing loss in both ears, according to a new guideline published by NICE today. The guideline, aimed at...

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NCHA responds - World Hearing Day 2018
  • 3
    Mar

NCHA responds – World Hearing Day 2018

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has called for action on 3 March, World Hearing Day. The NCHA has responded to the calls to action by publishing a position statement, setting out why and how it will champion innovation in hearing...

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NCHA supports Tinnitus Week 2018
  • 9
    Feb

NCHA supports Tinnitus Week 2018

The NCHA has joined thousands from across the globe this week in support of Tinnitus Week 2018. Taking place from 5-11 February, the annual campaign aims to raise public awareness of the condition. NCHA Chief Executive David Hewlett said: “Tinnitus is very...

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NCHA takes hearing loss message to other professions
  • 30
    Jan

NCHA takes hearing loss message to other professions

The NCHA attended the Audiology Hub at 100% Optical in London, 27 to 29 January, to raise the profile of hearing loss and audiology with primary eye care professionals. Presenting at the event, NCHA Director of Policy and Strategy Harjit...

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Update: Professional regulation consultation
  • 23
    Jan

Update: Professional regulation consultation

As members will know, the BAA, BSHAA and NCHA met in December to discuss the Promoting professionalism, reforming regulation consultation. The professional associations agreed to call for statutory regulation and to challenge any attempts to deregulate based on analytical models...

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