Latest News

Here you’ll find all our latest news and thoughts. From interesting articles we’ve found in the press to news about our people, work and the latest technological innovations we’re seeing. If you’d like more information regarding any of the topics here, please get in touch.

September 25, 2017

Winner – Audiologist of the Year 2017 – Winner

We’re delighted to announce that our own Robert Beiny, founder of the Hearing Healthcare Practice in Harpenden, has won the prestigious UK Audiologist of the Year Award 2017. With strong competition from hearing aid audiologists from both private practice and the NHS across the UK, this is the third time Robert has won the UK’s top award in what are...

September 21, 2017

Positive Feedback

Maureen has been a Hearing Healthcare Practice client for 5 years. Due to a tumour developing in her cochlear nerve, she has a complex hearing issue which has left her with one ear which can no longer interpret and distinguish sound as everything is distorted. Her better ear has lost hearing too and, before she attended our Practice, she had...

September 18, 2017

Because you’re unique, so are we…

At the Hearing Healthcare Practice and we’ve been reflecting on our bespoke hearing healthcare service and some of the successes we’ve achieved for our clients and patients. We have received so many lovely letters and cards of thanks and support from people who have put their trust and faith in our unique brand of hearing care, but one thing that...

September 4, 2017

A State of Independence

As summer holidays come to an end, the world of audiology gears up for a busy period. Over the next 6 weeks all hearing technology companies will release brand new ‘never seen before’ solutions for us to learn about and evaluate. We then select the best and add them to our expanding portfolio – so that we always have an option...

August 30, 2017

Why we do what we do ?

Like everyone, the team members at the Hearing Healthcare Practice are often asked what they do for a living . Sadly that can’t be explained in a few words as people have the misconception that’s it’s just about fitting hearing aids. But that can’t be further from the truth. Hearing aids are marvels of technology but are ancillary to the emotional connection we...

August 17, 2017

Connectivity Comes of Age

Introducing Phonak Audeo Belong DIRECT. It’s not very often that the release of a new hearing technology product has been so long and eagerly awaited. At Hearing Healthcare Practice we are regularly presented with groundbreaking developments before they become public knowledge and are actively involved in helping to design and craft emerging technologies for the future. We are always restricted...

August 9, 2017

Brain Mapping and Hearing Technology

A smart cognitive hearing aid could make life significantly easier for people who are deaf or hard of hearing. Hearing technology continues to advance with brain mapping neuroscience at the centre of researchers’ work. Here’s an interesting article from DigitalTrends.com about the latest research from Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science.  Read the full Article HERE.

August 3, 2017

The Wisdom of Children

We recently discovered this engaging BBC Newsround video featuring a group of children with hearing loss explaining what people can do to help them to understand better. It’s great advice and true for anyone whose hearing has shifted. So please take a few minutes to watch and always remember that conversations are 2-way! If you click the link below you can watch the Newsround video...

August 1, 2017

Hearing and Travel – Some Useful Tips

At Hearing Healthcare Practice, we like to champion the supportive words of others and we are constantly in search of useful information to pass on. Lianna, one of our clients, has a blog hearingmagic which we regularly feature. We also follow Nicole who writes about travel and her hearing loss. Her latest posts highlights some useful tips for travelling with hearing loss....

July 27, 2017

“I’ll put it off till it gets worse”

Hearing Healthcare Practice Founder, Robert Beiny, writes; If I’ve heard that comment once in my professional life I’ve heard it a thousand times. But a study published this week in The Lancet and presented at The Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in London caught my eye. As an audiologist on the front line of dealing with how people react to the...