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.

June 4, 2012

Protect Your Ears

Spotted at The Jubilee Concert HRH Queen Elizabeth II wearing hearing protection. Surprised to see she doesn’t have custom made ones though.

May 10, 2012

Deaf Awareness Week 2012

Every year we celebrate Deaf Awareness Week by throwing open our doors, setting up a gazebo outside Wellington House on the lawn and invite some guests to join us. Over the years we have welcomed Hertfordshire Hearing Advisory Service, Hearing Dogs for the Deaf, Heart Radio, Lip Reading teachers, Hearing Therapists and even some of our patients who act as...

May 9, 2012

LACE: Listening and Communication Enhancement #deafawarenessweek #DAW12

We are one on the few centres in the UK offering the LACE auditory training programme. Lace teaches you how to become a more effective listener and teaches skills to improve understanding speech against background noise. Devised by Professor Robert Sweetow at the University of California San Francisco. You can read more about the programme by clicking on this link:...

May 9, 2012

Complimentary Hearing Health Checks DAW#12

In conjunction with Deaf Awareness Week 2012 we are urging local people to come into the practice to have a complimentary hearing health check. We will examine your ears with a microscope and carry out a quick 4 point hearing screening test and you can take away the results. It’s painless & free. If you’ve never had your ears or...

May 8, 2012

Wax Clearing Service #DAW12

Arthur came in to the practice recently for new hearing aids. As part of his treatment plan we recommended that his ears were cleared of some wax. As many GP practices no longer do this, we now provide this service, which was appreciated by Arthur. At 102 years old, he is officially the oldest person whose ears we have irrigated...

May 4, 2012

Coldplay’s Chris Martin admits he has tinnitus

This story is all too familiar with musicians reporting that their hearing has been damaged. It doesn’t just affect professional musicians as we also look after concert goers young and old, music teachers, DJ’s infact anyone who listens to live or recorded music. And it’s not just rock music either. Jazz, classical, hip hop, you name it, they can all...

May 3, 2012

Hearing loss charity hammers home message to Camden revellers

Hearing loss charity hammers home message to Camden revellers.

April 15, 2012

Hearing aids just keep getting better!

One undisputed area is sound quality which has dramatically improved in recent years with the advent of digital processing. This feature is directly related to the complexity of the computer inside the hearing aid and its ability to carry out analysis, calculations and react to any sound environment it encounters. A further improvement has been in the visual appeal with...

March 28, 2012

Beam me up Scotty

For those of you who understand that the Star Trek reference we are really excited about one thing at the American Congress. An American company has developed the first technique that will allow and audiologist to take an impression of someone’s ear without using any form of impression material. A camera is placed into the Here which takes a series...

March 28, 2012

AAA Congress

On our way to Boston Massachusetts for the annual American Academy of Audiology congress. Not enjoying the M25 traffic jams on the way to the airport though. Can’t wait to get there to see all the new developments which the hearing aid manufacturers and ancillary companies will be presenting for the first time. Follow the blog updates.