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      Hearing aids and cochlear implants

      Read our factsheets on hearings aids and cochlear implants

      You'll find our leaflet, 'Getting hearing aids', useful if you have a hearing loss and are about to get hearing aids for the first time. 'Life with hearing aids' tells you how to look after – and get the most out of – your hearing aids, whether you're a new user or you've had them for a while.

      Our factsheets go into more detail about different types of hearing aids. 'Everything you need to know about getting hearing aids' covers both the NHS and private purchase options.

      You can order our free factsheets and leaflets from our helpline.

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      Cochlear implants

      This factsheet explains what a cochlear implant is, how it works, who can receive one and how it is fitted.

      Factsheet
      Updated 15 Jun 2016
      Hearing aids and cochlear implants

      Getting hearing aids

      You’ll find this leaflet useful if you have hearing loss and are about to get hearing aids for the first time – either through the NHS or privately. We explain how you can get hearing aids, the benefits of using them and what your options are.

      Leaflet
      Updated 1 Jan 2017
      Hearing aids and cochlear implants

      Life with hearing aids

      In this leaflet, we explain how you can look after your hearing aids and get the most out of them – whether you are new to hearing aids or have been using them for a while.

      Leaflet
      Updated 1 Jan 2017
      Hearing aids and cochlear implants