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Action on hearing loss
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Action on Hearing Loss is the new name for RNID
A Staffordshire County Council meeting has today unanimously condemned North Staffordshire CCG's decision to cut hearing aid provision and voted to support Action on Hearing Loss' petition against hearing aid cuts in Staffordshire.
Students from Oakgrove Integrated College in Derry recently delivered a special musical performance for Action on Hearing Loss
UK charity Action on Hearing Loss has teamed-up with Advanced Bionics, a global leader in developing cutting-edge cochlear implant technology which can allow deaf people to hear.
Rationing of free hearing aids on the NHS comes into force in North Staffordshire on 1 October 2015, with the rest of Staffordshire planning to mirror the cuts over the coming months.
Nine months after the initial report on Access to Work by the Work and Pensions Select Committee the Government has provided a response.
The Deaf community in Scotland is celebrating after Members of the Scottish Parliament created history by voting to pass the British Sign Language (Scotland) Bill.
Worrying new proposals from four other Staffordshire CCGs follow on from North Staffordshire CCG removing hearing aid provision from the majority of people who currently receive them.
Willie Coffey MSP has been finding out about the positive impact of our hearing support service in the everyday lives of residents at Lady Flora’s, Newmilns.
We have been put forward as one of three charities to vote for in the Strabane and Omagh Asda stores via the green token vote, and we need visitors to those stores to “vote with their tokens” for us as the winning charity.
The first-ever Action on Hearing Loss Scotland golf event took place at the Carrick Golf Course, Loch Lomond raising over £4,000 for our work supporting people who are deaf or have hearing loss.
The Provost of North Ayrshire Council has launched our new monthly hearing aid support service in Dreghorn Library.
John Scott MSP has launched our new monthly hearing aid support service in Ayrshire.
MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, Gavin Newlands, visited our Hear to Help monthly drop-in in the Bridge Community Café to find out about the vital life changing hearing aid support work carried out by the charity’s volunteers.
With one in six people affected by hearing loss in the UK, funding for hearing loss is woefully low considering the scale and impact of this health issue and Action on Hearing Loss urges more investment in hearing loss research.
Read about two of our fantastic volunteers, Carol Fears from our Durrington Hear to Help project and Mary Ann Firth from our Wandsworth Hear to Help project have both been volunteering with us for five years.
Action on Hearing Loss Scotland has welcomed the revision of Scotland’s nine quality standards for adult hearing rehabilitation services which have been amended following consultation with stakeholders – including NHS audiology patients.
As Scotland’s tourist boom continues, Action on Hearing Loss Scotland is revealing that many hotels in Scotland are not accommodating the needs of the one in six people in the UK who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Our Hear to Help service in Inverclyde has gone global when they supported a woman in Greenock to stay in contact with her daughter in Australia.
Deaf, blind and deafblind people living in Wales should start getting more support from their housing provider
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