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.

December 6, 2016

Same Day Ear Wax Removal and Ear Cleaning

Ear Wax removal and ear cleaning may not be the most interesting topics we’ve discussed, but many clients,  in Hertfordshire and further afield, are now turning to the Hearing Healthcare Practice for same day help. So, this year the Hearing Healthcare Practice has turned its attention to ear wax and ear cleaning! Under the National Institute of Clinical Excellence guidelines, many GP practices are...

December 1, 2016

Hearing Protection and Hearing Wearables for Motorcyclists

Hearing Protection and Hearing Wearables for Motorcyclists. Looking through our archives we found a copy of this article about Motorbikes and Hearing Protection first published in The Daily Express 13/8/13. It’s a cautionary tale for bikers but, with the right Hearing Protection and Hearing Wearables for Motorcylists, stories like this can become less common Even since this article was written  technology has...

November 28, 2016

Hear the World – A Calendar for Christmas

Now hear this! Stuck for a Xmas gift or just need a new wall calendar? Why not support our colleagues at Hear The World. Buying their celebrity packed annual calendar will provide much needed funds for the various global projects they support. Featuring photographs by Canadian music legend, Bryan Adams, the calendar features such luminaries as Cindy Crawford, Jake Bugg,  Linda...

November 21, 2016

Music to our Ears

With the correct Hearing Protection, the Pleasure of Music can be enjoyed for longer and louder. Music is one of the strongest external stimulants that engages us from our our peripherally situated ears all the way up to numerous lower and higher sections of our brains. Once engaged the ‘hearing part’ of the brain first recognises we’re hearing sound which is...

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...