Audiologists’ Talk To Family Doctors

Audiologists’ Talk To Family Doctors

Our managing director Mark Scutchings and audiologist Hannah Harris took part in an ENT and audiology event. One Ashford Hospital organised it for family doctors and other medical professionals. Our role was to give an update on current and future hearing aid...
World Hearing Day

World Hearing Day

World Hearing Day is held on March 3 each year. Its aim is to raise awareness of how to prevent deafness and hearing loss. It is also a way of promoting ear and hearing care across the world. It’s organised by the World Health Organisation and each year it decides the...
‘Postcode Lottery’ Of NHS Ear Wax Removal

‘Postcode Lottery’ Of NHS Ear Wax Removal

A new report from RNID has exposed the postcode lottery of NHS ear wax removal services in England.  The national hearing loss charity’s new research revealed that fewer than half of Integrated Care Boards, the commissioners of most NHS services, are providing...
GCSE In British Sign Language Agreed

GCSE In British Sign Language Agreed

British Sign Language will be taught as a GCSE in England from September 2025, the government says. The qualification will be open to all pupils, who will learn about 1,000 signs.  Exams regulator Ofqual will review and accredit the syllabus before it can be...
Video Gamers Risk Hearing Loss And Tinnitus

Video Gamers Risk Hearing Loss And Tinnitus

Video gamers worldwide may be risking permanent hearing loss or tinnitus, according to a global review of all the available evidence. The analysis suggests that the sound levels reported in studies of more than 50,000 gamers often near, or exceed, permissible safe...