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Action on hearing loss
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Action on Hearing Loss is the new name for RNID
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
The Divis 10 k run and walk for Action on Hearing Loss
Dr Philippa Whitford, found out about the importance of people with hearing loss being able to access community-based support services
Manchester Centre for Deaf Studies has just been given a large grant to help towards the training of lipreading teachers. This means that the course organisers are now able to greatly reduce the teacher training tuition fees.
Applications welcome for courses to train to become a qualified lipreading tutor
Fiona McLeod MSP's staff find out about communicating with people who are deaf or have hearing loss
Sky announces plans to increase their on-demand subtitled content
A long-awaited information standard has just been launched by NHS England that will improve healthcare for millions of people with sensory loss and other disabilities.
Lilian Greenwood MP has today presented to Parliament a Private Members’ Bill about subtitling on video on demand.
MSPs show support for the work of Action on Hearing Loss Scotland at parliamentary reception
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