Category Archive: Health

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 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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BSA cancels 2018 annual conference 
  • 19
    Jan

BSA cancels 2018 annual conference 

The British Society of Audiology (BSA) has cancelled its 2018 annual conference. The conference was to be held on 7-8 June in Brighton. The reason for cancelling the conference is not yet clear, and the BSA has not decided on...

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Positive collaboration on professional regulation 
  • 5
    Dec

Positive collaboration on professional regulation 

The British Academy of Audiology (BAA), British Society of Hearing Aid Audiologists (BSHAA) and NCHA met on 5 December to discuss the UK Government’s consultation on the regulation of healthcare professionals. The meeting showed how the sector bodies have much...

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NICE publishes draft adult hearing loss guideline  
  • 1
    Dec

NICE publishes draft adult hearing loss guideline  

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published its draft guideline on adult hearing loss for consultation. The guideline offers advice on assessing and managing adult onset hearing loss. Commenting on the draft guideline and consultation, Harjit...

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World Health Organisation – Hearing Loss Update
  • 14
    Feb

World Health Organisation – Hearing Loss Update

The World Health Organisation (WHO) updated its Deafness and Hearing Loss factsheet on 9 February, stating that unaddressed hearing loss “poses an annual global cost of 750 billion international dollars”, and adding, “interventions to prevent, identify and address hearing loss...

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