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Monday 23 August – Friday 27 August Please note that this week Hearing Healthcare Practice will be unable to provide any face to face appointments. Robert, our clinical lead, has broken his ankle and our audiologists, Angelique, Natalie & Jo, are regrettably unavailable as well. We’re ever so sorry if we’re unable to see you this week as planned. We...July 15, 2021
We will continue to operate with the safety measures we have had in place for the last year. We will all continue to wear our masks and ask you please to do the same. Our team will continue to be tested twice weekly to make sure our hygiene controls remain 100% effective. Floor standing screens, disposable gloves and protective coverings...June 16, 2021
At Hearing Healthcare Practice, the relationships we build with clients and patients are fundamental to who we are, driving us to transcend the ordinary and to achieve the extraordinary. We have always put human contact and empathy at the centre of everything we do. In this we are, sadly, atypical, although the huge distances clients travel to consult us and...April 10, 2021
Normality – one step closer We’re really excited about Monday 12th April, when as a nation, we take one step closer to regaining our lives. Non essential retail shops and stores are busy preparing this weekend to welcome us back in person. Please support them, they need you. At Harpenden’s Hearing Healthcare Practice, it’s business as usual as we have...March 23, 2021
New research estimates that nearly 15% of people with Covid 19 suffered tinnitus and nearly 8% suffered hearing loss. Researchers, from The University of Manchester and Manchester Biomedical Research Centre, have compiled data from 24 studies that identified an association between Covid 19 and auditory and vestibular problems. (The vestibular system includes parts of the inner ear and brain that...March 17, 2021
This year our practice is celebrating its 40th year of continuous operation – a continuous cycle of care. Even though the Covid 19 pandemic has brought our High Streets to a standstill, Harpenden’s Hearing Healthcare Practice has been carried on regardless, safe but open every day. This is because we understand the importance of our role as an essential healthcare...February 22, 2021
Hearing issues have overtaken eye sight as the most common sensory disorder in the developed world. Thankfully, outdated views surrounding our sense of hearing and the ways in which this can be helped, are starting to disappear. Comedian Angela Barnes of BBC2’s ‘Mock the Week’ has recently spoken publicly about her hearing and wellbeing and actions like this go a...January 12, 2021
Happy New Year! Here’s to a brighter future in 2021! In the meantime, we wanted to let you know that, as an ‘essential service,’ Hearing Healthcare Practice remains open. However, crucially aware of recent government advice, we request that anyone needing assistance contacts us first. (Please do not visit the Practice unless you have an appointment.) We will then be...December 28, 2020
2021 sees us celebrating our 40th anniversary as Harpenden and Hertfordshire’s only community-based audiology and hearing specialist. Ever-present, operating from our own premises exclusively dedicated to hearing care. As our attention isn’t distracted by clients demanding other services, we have been able to focus all our attention on becoming the local hearing specialists. We appreciate others have needed to diversify...December 19, 2020
At this time of the year, we think about family and those less fortunate than ourselves. And this year, we should all spare a moment for those whose lives have been affected by Covid. Our newscasts present daily statistics, but behind the numbers there are of course real stories of tragedy and personal loss. And so now we are remembering...