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    Hearing loss and work in Barnet

    Posted 27/02/2015

    We're looking for people who are in work or looking for work to attend a workshop offering advice on a variety of topics on hearing loss including lipreading, communication tips, managing hearing loss at work and more.

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    Deaf friendly award is first for Wales

    Posted 24/02/2015

    The Excellence Wales Award is the first of its kind

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    Dignity of deaf people still not respected by the health service in Wales

    Posted 23/02/2015

    One year since standards for communicating with deaf, blind, partially sighted and deafblind people were introduced in Wales, 91% of patients say they’re not aware of any improvement.

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    Northern Ireland volunteers at Community Awards

    Posted 19/02/2015

    Omagh District Council and the Ulster Herald launched their annual 2015 Community Heroes Award earlier this month. The Awards provide an opportunity to say a big ‘thank you’ and recognise local volunteers who make a difference in the area.

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    Congratulations to Educational Day Service volunteers in Bath

    Posted 18/02/2015

    Volunteers at our Educational Day Services in Bath, were nominated locally for The Chairman’s Community Awards 2014/15. The team were excited to be nominated for this award, and attend the ceremony which was held at the Guidhall in Bath in January.

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    Save our Services Now

    Posted 18/02/2015

    Hear to Help provides vital aftercare support to people who are struggling to use their hearing aid. Since April 2014 we have recruited and trained 48 dedicated volunteers to offer practical and emotional support to over 2000 poeple. But after March this year, this could all come to an end.

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    Volunteers urgently needed in Wrexham

    Posted 11/02/2015

    Volunteer for Action on Hearing Loss Cymru and help people with hearing loss

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    Hearing Aid Services in Northern Ireland under more pressure than elsewhere else in UK

    Posted 11/02/2015

    Hearing Aid Services in Northern Ireland under more pressure than elsewhere else in UK

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    New office in Cardiff

    Posted 09/02/2015

    Action on Hearing Loss Cymru will be located at new premesis in Cardiff

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    Billboard campaign encourages public to check their hearing

    Posted 09/02/2015

    Billboard campaign encourages public to check their hearing

  • Tinnitus Awareness Week 2015

    Funding from charity for new treatments to silence tinnitus

    Posted 04/02/2015

    To mark Tinnitus Awareness week, we're announcing a mjoar investment to fund a new study at Newcastle University.

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    Glasgow meeting to discuss saving our Scottish services

    Posted 02/02/2015

    Action on Hearing Loss Scotland is holding an emergency meeting in our Glasgow office on Thursday 5 February to discuss the campaigns to save our much-loved hearing aid support and employment services.

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    Postcode lottery over tinnitus treatments in Wales

    Posted 02/02/2015

    People with tinnitus in Wales may not be getting access to key services needed to manage their condition, according to our new report launched to mark Tinnitus Awareness Week (2-8 February).

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    Millions left with ringing ears after NHS cuts

    Posted 29/01/2015

    Only two-fifths (41 per cent) of NHS audiology departments give tinnitus sufferers access to four key services needed to help manage their condition, according to a new report from charity Action on Hearing Loss (formerly RNID) launched to mark Tinnitus Awareness Week (2 – 8 February).

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    Scottish Advisory Group

    Posted 28/01/2015

    Action on Hearing Loss Scotland is delighted to announce the re-election of Kirsten Arthur and Tom McGregor to the Scottish Advisory Group. Both Kirsten and Tom will continue to make a valuable contribution to the work of Action on Hearing Loss Scotland for the next three years.

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    Report reveals audiology depts under pressure

    Posted 26/01/2015

    Two in five NHS audiology departments (41%) are being forced to cut core services due to shrinking budgets or increased demand, affecting hundreds of thousands of people across the UK, according to our new report launched today.

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    Scotland’s NHS audiology services ‘Under Pressure’ to meet patients’ needs

    Posted 26/01/2015

    Nine of Scotland’s thirteen NHS health boards have revealed that increased demand has impacted on the audiology services they provide to people with hearing loss, according to a new report Under Pressure which is being published by the charity Action on Hearing Loss today (Monday 26 January).

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    Health boards struggling to cope with demand in Wales

    Posted 26/01/2015

    More than half of over 60 year olds (55%) are already affected by some form of hearing loss and, with an ageing population, the number of people who will need help with their hearing loss is set to soar.

  • Access to Work Update

    Continuing engagement to improve Access to Work

    Posted 23/01/2015

    Leading deaf stakeholder organisations (BDA, NDCS, Signature and Action on Hearing Loss) continued their engagement with DWP this week, at a further meeting with Access to Work (AtW) Operations and DWP policy officials.

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