We’ve mentioned the correlation between hearing loss and dementia before but now a new study (reported on the BSHAA – British Society of Hearing Aid Audiologists – website and many others) has concluded that people who wear a hearing aid for age-related hearing problems maintain better brain function than those who do not. The study suggests they could be reducing the risk...July 12, 2019
On 20th July 2019 it will be 50 years since man first stepped on the moon. Those 50 years have obviously seen incredible change and technological advance. In fact, there’s now massively more computing power in one tiny hearing device than was used on board the vast Saturn V rocket and the LM that left Earth and landed on the...July 11, 2019
We’re delighted to report that Hearing Healthcare Practice audiologist, Jo Rae, is now the second member of our team to be nominated in the 2019 Audiologist of the Year competition. But perhaps it’s no surprise… Jo has been nominated every year since 2009 – eleven years in succession. She has also been shortlisted for three consecutive years, winning special commendations...July 9, 2019
Congratulations to our audiologist, Angelique Da Costa, who is a 2019 nominee in the annual Audiologist of the Year Competition. Angelique’s progression has been remarkable since joining the Hearing Healthcare Practice in February 2018. She was nominated in the Audiologist of the Year Awards (our profession’s ‘Oscars’) last year too, shortlisted and received a commendation from the judges. Angelique has...July 2, 2019
British Grime music artist Stormzy received many rave reviews for his remarkable performance at the Glastonbury Festival on Friday 28th June. His performance has been heralded for its messages of inclusiveness in society and the arts. But there was more! His show (both his lyrics and between-song dialog) was signed for those in the audience who require hearing support. As...