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.
Spandau Ballet music star and actor Martin Kemp, has revealed he has hearing loss and is suffering from tinnitus. Martin encourages regular hearing checks. With a showbiz career that spans more than three decades, he says that years standing in front of giant sound systems has led to hearing damage. Now he’s encouraging others to have regular checks and to...September 25, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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....