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.

February 8, 2018

It’s Tinnitus Awareness Week – in case you hadn’t heard.

It’s Tinnitus Awareness Week in the UK. Its pertinent that a condition that many sufferers are CONSTANTLY aware of has an awareness week! But the focus, of course, is also on those who don’t have tinnitus, how they can help loved ones who have it and how to avoid some of the things that cause tinnitus (like loud sounds). At...

January 30, 2018

The Sound of the Underground

As any of you who live in London will know, public transport can be… challenging. It’s noisy too and, as the BBC is now reporting, in some sections of the London Underground the sound advice is to consider wearing hearing protection. To see the whole report, click  the link below: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-england-london-42840140/is-tube-travel-damaging-your-hearing If you’d like advice about Hearing Protection (including the...

January 18, 2018

Our recent BBC Interview

Hearing Healthcare Practice’s Director of Audiology, Robert Beiny, was interviewed on BBC Radio last week about hearing loss following musician Eric Clapton’s announcement that he is suffering with reduced hearing and tinnitus. If you click the link below you can hear the interview from 36 minutes, 20 seconds. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05rckbw (If this link has timed out, please contact us for more details.)...

January 11, 2018

Good… but could do better

Here’s a BBC news story regarding hearing loss and underlining the importance of preserving our hearing ability and why this is good for our overall general, physical and mental health. Sadly the article is slightly dismissive of the most important thing which can be done to have a positive effect on hearing ability – using hearing technology. The article reinforces...

December 20, 2017

A Heart-Warming Hearing Story

We thought you may be interested in one of our patient’s stories, published by BIHIMA – The British Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association. BIHIMA is committed to listening to the experiences of those with hearing loss, to allow these to shape the technology they pioneer, and so that BIHIMA as a whole can reflect the needs of people with hearing loss as...

Zik 3 Headphones December 11, 2017

Rediscover your Love of Music

We are delighted to be listed as the UK’s first supplier of some truly incredible customised headphones. These new customised ‘phones will allow you to rediscover your love of music. Quite simply, if you cherish sound quality, love music and want the opportunity to remix your sound to your own listening needs then we have the answer. Even if your...

November 27, 2017

How Loud is your World?

Our world is getting louder. Along with the noise we’re exposed to comes the peril of our hearing changing. We all take it for granted that the sands of time cause shifts in our hearing levels and some of us now realise how loud noise can damage hearing. It’s quite common to see hearing protection worn on building sites and...

November 8, 2017

The European Audiologist of the Year

Europe’s Best Audiologist. Hearing Healthcare Practice’s Director of Audiology, Robert Beiny, has won Europe’s top prize for his profession for an unprecedented second occasion. Robert, left, with Stefan Zimmer of EHIMA, right. Robert was crowned European Audiologist of the Year 2017 at a ceremony in Germany just weeks after also lifting the UK Audiologist of the Year Award. Operating from...

October 19, 2017

WINNER! – EUROPEAN Audiologist of the Year – WINNER!

It’s official – having recently been crowned UK Audiologist of the Year, our Director of Audiology, Robert Beiny, has been named European Audiologist of the Year for a second, unprecedented, time! More news soon but, for the time being, here’s the official Press Release! Hertfordshire Audiologist Wins Top European Award A hearing expert based in Hertfordshire has carried off Europe’s...

October 12, 2017

Award Winning Words

Our Director of Audiology, and UK Audiologist of the Year 2017,  Robert Beiny, is now a nominee in the European Audiologist of Year Awards. The Hearing Healthcare Practice received fantastic support t from our patients and one of them, Ralph, wrote the following: “As an active 93-year-old man I have had hearing problems for many years and had treatment at...