Welcome

We want a world where hearing loss doesn’t limit or label people, where tinnitus is silenced – and where people value and look after their hearing.

This welcome message is also available in British Sign Language

Latest News

Read all news stories

In Your Area

Find help, support & fundraising activities…

Great Britain & Northern Ireland Scotland Wales Northern Ireland South West North Midlands South East

Join in

The difference you make

Yasmin: "I was able to show my true potential."

Stella: "It's made a tremendous difference to my husband and to us all around him."

Find out how your support can make a life changing difference.

Money

Shop Best Seller

T371 Mybelle 650 telephone

We get more positive reviews for this phone than any other. The high handset and speakerphone volume, powerful ringer and excellent clarity make it a firm favourite.

Mybelle 650 telephone
Customer Rating:
5 out of 5
£39.99 (ex. VAT)
£47.99 (inc. VAT)

Shop for all products

Our Blog

The brain’s defence against hidden hearing loss?

Posted on: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 by james robins

Anonymous face.

Loud noise can damage hair cells in your ear causing hearing loss, but it can also damage the ear’s nerve cells, making it harder to pick out specific sounds in noisy places. This is known as ‘hidden hearing loss’, as it is not picked up with standard hearing tests.

Tracey Pollard, from our Biomedical Research Team, tells us about new research which could help us understand how the brain protects against 'hidden hearing loss', making it easier to identify those who could be at greater risk of developing it.

Read and comment on more of our guest blog