Tag Archive: NHS

Deaf patients ‘left behind’ 
  • 15
    Jun

Deaf patients ‘left behind’ 

Deaf patients are being ‘left behind’ by the NHS, the BBC reports. The Victoria Derbyshire television show reported that a lack of face-to-face interpreters is leading to deaf patients missing key operations and being informed of serious medical issues -...

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NHS National Commissioning Framework for Hearing Services
  • 19
    Jul

NHS National Commissioning Framework for Hearing Services

First ever NHS National Commissioning Framework for hearing loss promises to be a breakthrough for people with reduced hearing in England. [caption id="attachment_5114" align="alignleft" width="320"] Click here to download the Framework[/caption] NHS England today launched the long-awaited ‘Commissioning Services for...

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CCG decides not to proceed with Audiology proposals
  • 14
    Nov

CCG decides not to proceed with Audiology proposals

The NHS North East Essex Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has decided not to proceed with its proposals to restrict the issuing of NHS funded hearing aids for individuals with a mild hearing loss. The CCG had considered not providing NHS...

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Public Health England: hearing tests and early support ‘a positive intervention for older people’
  • 3
    Sep

Public Health England: hearing tests and early support ‘a positive intervention for older people’

A new report shows that improving hearing testing and early support can offer a range of benefits for older people - and could even reduce the risk of dementia. In a recent research workshop review published by Department of Health body Public Health England,...

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BLOG: Roy Lilley Response: Hearing care can be a lifeline for older people and we can do more for less
  • 23
    Jun

BLOG: Roy Lilley Response: Hearing care can be a lifeline for older people and we can do more for less

NHS blogger Roy Lilley recently criticised attempts to ration NHS adult hearing services. Bringing care into the community can help commissioners do more for less and that should be the goal, not cuts, says Oliver Lamb Roy Lilley recently spoke...

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NCHA Backs Simon Stevens and the Government’s Five Year Forward View Commitments
  • 4
    Jun

NCHA Backs Simon Stevens and the Government’s Five Year Forward View Commitments

NCHA Policy Officer Jakob Stenkvist blogs about developments in healthcare policy since the election and what role the hearing sector can play The dust is now settling on a marathon election campaign and over the last few weeks the Government...

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