Tag Archive: hearing loss

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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Successful BAA, BSA and BSHAA event in Leeds
  • 8
    Feb

Successful BAA, BSA and BSHAA event in Leeds

This week, the NCHA attended ‘Towards a Connected Future’, the first joint event by the BAA, BSA and BSHAA, in Leeds. The pilot towards a connected future conference was well attended and a success according to feedback from exhibitors and...

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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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Hearing loss pilot scheme 'put on hold' in Northern Ireland - NCHA Comment
  • 23
    Sep

Hearing loss pilot scheme ‘put on hold’ in Northern Ireland – NCHA Comment

A pilot scheme aimed at cutting waiting times for hearing loss appointments in Northern Ireland has been put on hold. Responding to the news NCHA Chief Executive David Hewlett said: “Cancelling the pilot is a retrograde step for the citizens...

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BLOG: Hearing Loss Olympians and Future Stars
  • 11
    Aug

BLOG: Hearing Loss Olympians and Future Stars

With all eyes on Rio 2016, we showcase three Olympians who have not let their hearing loss - or any other challenge, for that matter – stop them from pushing to be the best they can be. Greg Rutherford, Long...

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BLOG: Tech Solutions to Support People with Hearing Loss at Work
  • 29
    Jul

BLOG: Tech Solutions to Support People with Hearing Loss at Work

Consumer and retail technology plays an ever greater role in helping people with reduced hearing secure and stay in work, says NCHA Communications Officer Elizabeth Broad. In the past people with reduced hearing have been forced to rely on faxes,...

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