Tag Archive: hearing aids

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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French hearing aid revolution 
  • 15
    Jun

French hearing aid revolution 

France has launched its “100% Health” plan, which will help cover the cost of hearing aids, glasses and dental treatment. The government has said the new policy aims to help the public: "to see well, to hear well and to...

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New Eurotrak research and hearing aid sales 
  • 8
    Jun

New Eurotrak research and hearing aid sales 

The latest Eurotrak data was first shared at the inaugural conference of the British and Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA) in May and can now be downloaded here. The survey reports that 71% of UK respondents wished they had...

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Hearing aid sales continue to grow 
  • 4
    May

Hearing aid sales continue to grow 

15 million hearing aids were sold in 2017 according to a report by the European Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (EHIMA). According to EHIMA the six largest hearing instrument manufactures now produce 90% of hearing aids made in Europe and sales...

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Hearing aids and high fashion
  • 4
    May

Hearing aids and high fashion

French designers have won an international award for their collection of hearing aid jewellery. Kate Fichard, Flora Fixy and Julia Dessirier won the Swarovski Fashion Accessories Prize at the Hyères Festival. The story was picked up by the international press,...

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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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