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Nearly one in two people across the UK (43%) have experienced tinnitus, a ringing or buzzing sound in the head or ears, according to a new poll by charity Action on Hearing Loss.
Our Director, Delia Henry, was interviewed on BBC Radio Scotland’s Good Morning Scotland programme on Monday 8th February 2016 as part of Tinnitus Awareness Week.
The deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness MLA recently met with our Director Jackie White and Communications & Campaigns Manager Gillian Clifford, to talk about his experience of living with tinnitus.
We’re holding an information workshop for people with hearing loss in Auchterarder and Crieff, Auchterarder Community Church Centre, 24 High Street, Auchterarder PH3 1DF.
We’re holding a volunteering information event in Greenock Central Library on Wednesday 3rd February 2016 from 10am-12noon. There are a number of roles for people interested in volunteering roles across Inverclyde.
Action on Hearing Loss has welcomed the decision made by the South Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to not restrict access to audiology services for people with a hearing loss in South Norfolk.
We're making a final call for people in Scotland who use NHS hearing aids to share their experiences of audiology and hearing support services.
The Mid Essex Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Board has decided to delay the decision on the future of NHS hearing aid provision.
Sadly, last year we lost some fantastic volunteers. Both made a huge contribution to our work and had a massive impact locally and nationally.
We’re starting a new free bi-monthly drop-in session in Pollokshields, Glasgow to support NHS hearing aid wearers.
DWP is introducing a new video relay service to help British Sign Language (BSL) users easily access government services. Find out more here.
Action on Hearing Loss welcomes the decision made by four Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in Staffordshire to drop their proposals to cut hearing aid provision for people who have mild to moderate hearing loss.
We have been chosen as one of three charities to vote for in the Ballyclare Asda store during January and February 2016 via the green token vote, and we need visitors to the store to vote with their tokens for Action on Hearing Loss as the winning charity.
We’re looking for volunteers to get involved in a new project supporting people who are deaf or have hearing loss to get online.
The Authority for Television On Demand report shows that little progress has been made since their last review of on-demand services in December 2014. Action on Hearing Loss is urging the Government to tackle the inequalities that deaf people face trying to enjoy on-demand TV and films with subtitles.
On Sunday 6th December almost 300 people turned out for our annual festive fundraising run, which this year took place in Hazelbank Park, Newtownabbey.
Action on Hearing Loss Scotland is urging people across the country who use NHS hearing aids to complete a survey about their experiences of audiology and hearing support services.
Ofcom's final report monitoring the accuracy of live subtitles has been published today.
We are delighted to report that we have once again been awarded the ‘Investing in Volunteers’ accreditation for the third time in ten years as a result of our ongoing dedication to volunteer involvement across our numerous programmes and services.
Action on Hearing Loss Information Line: Telephone 0808 808 0123 | Textphone 0808 808 9000 |
SMS 0780 0000 360
Action on Hearing Loss Tinnitus Information Line: Telephone 0808 808 6666 | Textphone 0808 808 9000 |
SMS 0780 0000 360
Action on Hearing Loss Shop: Telephone 03330 144525 | Textphone 03330 144530