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United we stand against hearing aid cuts

Posted on: Thursday, November 6, 2014 by james robins

Hearing aid user Linda PartonWhen hearing aid user Linda Parton found out about proposed cuts to NHS hearing services in North Staffordshire she was horrified to think that in future people who develop hearing loss may not be able to benefit from hearing aids in the same way she has.

Yesterday Linda took a stand against the cuts in her area by joining our protest outside the Clinical Commissioning Group’s board meeting. She tells us about her experience on the day and why this cause is so important.

Giving back to the charity that helped me embrace my hearing loss

Posted on: Friday, June 27, 2014 by james robins

Portrait image of Eloise Ruth Garland.Music Student Eloise Ruth Garland has hearing loss and recently took part in our ‘Hike for Hearing Loss’ event, raising vital funds to support our work.

She tells us more about the event and why she wanted to ‘give something back’ to Action on Hearing Loss, for helping her overcome some of the challenges she’s faced.

Action on Hearing Loss and welfare reform

Posted on: Thursday, March 8, 2012 by Louis Adamou
Mark Baker, Head of Social Research and Policy at Action on Hearing Loss.In this blog, Mark Baker from our Research team addresses the Welfare Reform Bill and the move towards Personal Independence Payments (PIP).

Find out our position on the passing of the Bill and what this means for the future….

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Bath Rocks!

Posted on: Friday, July 8, 2011 by Jo Kerr

Ben HallmanBy day Ben Hallman is a Community Support Worker at our Poolemead base in Bath, but by night he plays in the band Pavlov and the Dogs.

Find out what happened when they played a special sign-supported gig for Action on Hearing Loss…