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Campaigns in Scotland

 

Campaigns in Scotland

 Our campaigns

We champion the rights of the 945,000 people in Scotland who are deaf or have a hearing loss, and we need your help to ensure that decision-makers listen to your views.

Hear to Help protest North Ayrshire Council

We currently have five main campaigns in Scotland:

Time to raise the standards campaign

Our campaign calling for NHS audiology services in Scotland to do more to meet the individual needs of people with hearing loss. You can read the key findings from our national survey of audiology patients in Time to raise the standards report and take action by visiting our campaign webpage.

 

 Saving our Hear to Help services

We're running a political engagement and PR campaigns to highlight the need to secure funding for our vital Hear to Help hearing aid support services in Tayside and Ayrshire and Arran. For details, visit our Save Tayside Hear to Help  and Save Ayrshire & Arran Hear to Help  campaign webpages for more information.

 

Disability Agenda Scotland

We're one of the six members of Disability Agenda Scotland (DAS), an alliance of Scotland’s major disability organisations which is working to promote the interests of disabled people. Visit Disability Agenda Scotland (external link, opens in new window) for information about our policy influencing regarding employability support, social security and transport accessibility.

Access to television

We support our UK-wide #SubtitleIt! campaign to improve subtitles on video on demand and catch up television services, as well as calling on programme producers to reduce excessive background noise. For more information, visit our Access to television (internal link, opens new window) campaign page.

On the Record campaign

Our campaign to ensure people who are Deaf or have hearing loss are not disadvantaged in accessing health care. For more information, visit our On the Record (internal link, opens new window) campaign page.


Contact us

For more information, to suggest ideas or to volunteer to help our campaigning in Scotland, email: campaigns.scotland@hearingloss.org.uk

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