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.

November 21, 2016

Invisible Hearing Aids in Hertfordshire – Discover Phonak Lyric

The work of the Hearing Healthcare Practice in Hertfordshire is regularly featured in magazines, professional journals and lifestyle publications. Looking through some of these we found an article  about Phonak Lyric by a journalist who wrote about his own Lyric Invisible Hearing Aid Experience after consulting our audiologist Jo Rae. You can read what he said about our service and his new invisible hearing aid  friend...

November 20, 2016

Communicating with Hearing Impaired People – the do’s and don’ts.

We reposted Nicole Read’s first Hearing blog post earlier this week. Here is her second – a true insight how living with her hearing levels impact on living her daily life. She gives some great tips of the Do’s & Don’ts when communicating with hearing impaired people which we all need to think about to ease interation. If you’d like to...

November 16, 2016

Hearing Tests – Wise Words from Someone Who Knows

We are constantly searching the internet reviewing research data, looking for evidence to support claims, searching out product releases and generally looking for things of interest to post here on the News Section of our website. We have been in contact with Nicole Reed who has a lifestyle blog msnicoleread.com where she posts about her life. Nicole is 22 years old and has...

November 11, 2016

Hearing Healthcare Practice Recognised in Audiologist of the Year Awards… Again!

It’s official! The Healthcare Practice in Harpenden is the most recognised audiology centre in the UK with two more Highly Acclaimed commendations in this year’s Audiologist of the Year competition. Congratulations to both Sanna and Robert for their Highly Acclaimed Awards, bringing our Audiologist of the Year Awards tally to 12, including of course the top, European Audiologist of the Year Award. We’re delighted...

November 11, 2016

Musicians, Hearing Aids and the Need for Open Minds

This week we’ve seen stories about musicians and musicians hearing aids whose hearing has been affected from playing and listening to music over many years. Sir Cliff Richard, Roger Daltry and now Sting have all been mentioned in the press and we’ve highlighted the stories on our FB page regarding musicians hearing aids as well as in this News section of our website. The media...

November 8, 2016

Cliff Richard and Hearing Technology

Such a shame to read in a recent article that The Daily Mail believes that the near invisible hearing technology in Sir Cliff’s ear is a sensational news story. At the Hearing Healthcare Practice we have been fitting hearing aids for high profile clients for decades of ALL ages. It’s a normal everyday event not a unique event. Many are really happy to talk...

November 7, 2016

Roger Daltrey Honoured with Music Trust Award

Today Roger Daltrey received the 25th Music Industry Trust Award at a ceremony held in support of Nordoff Robbins and the Brit Trust. Much deserved in our opinion. But a 50 year career in rock has unsurprisingly  taken its toll on his hearing. Roger Daltrey and Hearing Loss The lead singer of The Who revealed recently that, like his long term...

November 1, 2016

Bespoke Hearing Devices for Open Top Motoring. Hearing Technology for Motoring

We’re delighted to have received the following testimonial from a client who required custom-made earplugs, hearing technology that allows him to enjoy music, hands free calls and navigation prompts straight into his ears during an open top driving trip to Europe. Our bespoke hearing technology earplugs not only delivered excellent sound, they also reduced noise and protected his hearing too. Motoring...

October 26, 2016

The Hearing Friendly Restaurant Awards

We’re looking for the UK’s best places to eat, and be heard! Do you struggle to hear clearly in restaurants and bars? Do their design, ambiance and piped music leave you cupping your ears and shouting, rather than enjoying a nice meal and good conversation? Lots of stone and glass may look nice and be easy to clean but, as far...

October 25, 2016

Attending a Tinnitus Masterclass

Our #Audiologists, Sanna and Jo, last month joined colleagues from around the world on a residential Tinnitus Masterclass course on #Tinnitus & #Hyperacusis. They honed their skills in Tinnitus Retraining Therapy and learnt to use #CognitiveBehavioralTherapy #CBT skills in managing tinnitus patients. Sanna and Jo are available for consultation at our #Harpenden clinic Monday – Friday.   Contact us via our...