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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.

February 16, 2012

Hearing is Living

The study can be read on line here www.hear-the-world.com We do have a few printed copies. If you would like one send us an email to [email protected]

February 16, 2012

Hearing and Self Esteem

Our senior audiologist Robert Beiny provided his views and insight to researchers commissioned by Hear the World in Swizerland to look into various aspects on how hearing affects our lives. Study Draws Connection Between Good Hearing, Good Self-Esteem Hearing health contributes to relationship health, overall well-being WARRENVILLE, Ill., Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — In honor of Self-Esteem Awareness...

February 5, 2012

BBC 3 Counties Radio Interview

I am due to be interviewed on BBC 3 Counties at 8.20am Monday 6th Feb about Tinnitus Awareness Week providing I can get through the snow to the studio!

February 5, 2012

Can hearing aids help with tinnitus

The British Tinnitus Association (BTA) website is a fantastic resource. The following extract is reproduced from an article which appeared in Quiet magazine in 2010 which is published by BTA. It also appears on their website and was written by Dr Sheena Ruparelia, BSc, MSc, CCC, AuD, Audiological Scientist at Hillingdon Hospital. Studies have shown robust evidence promoting hearing aid...

February 5, 2012

Tinnitus Awareness Week 6-12 Feb 2012

10% of us suffer with tinnitus at some stage in our lives and approximately 50% find it moderately or severely distressing. Despite it prevalence, routinely people are told that nothing can be done about tinnitus which misses the mark completely. Tinnitus is the perception of sound in the absence of an external auditory stimulation. Often referred to as ‘ringing in...

February 4, 2012

Who Gets Your Vote in 2012?

Jo Rae, Robert Beiny & Zoe Steward celebrating another year of success for The Hearing Healthcare Practice Harpenden in the Audiologist of the Year Awards. Nominations have already started to come in for 2012. If you want to add your vote, contact us for a nomination form.

February 4, 2012

Audiologist of The Year 2012

This week sees the launch of the annual Audiologist of the Year Award backed by hearing aid battery manufacturer Rayovac and Industry Magazine, Audios Infos. The award recognises the work of audiologists throughout Europe who go beyond the call of duty in their quest to deliver a life changing service for their patients and clients. Each year a small amount...

January 11, 2012

Happy Birthday Hear The World

Five years ago, Hear the World, a global initiative was set up by Swiss Company Phonak to raise awareness of our most important sense: hearing. The goals of the campaign: To help us appreciate how important our hearing is To inform us of the consequences of hearing loss To educate us about hearing protection To show us the solutions which...

January 11, 2012

ANNOUNCEMENT AUDIOLOGIST OF THE YEAR

It has come to our attention that several audiologists in the UK are misleading the public by claiming to be ‘award winners’ in the annual Audiologist of the Year Awards. On several websites there are claims that some audiologists have won the outright award which is not truly accurate. According to recent reports, MP Kris Hopkins, speaking in the House...

January 7, 2012

Waiting for 42nd President of the United States

The highlight of the trip will be a talk today by Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of the USA who is a good friend of Starkey CEO Bill Austin. Bill’s work is to deliver the gift of hearing to those less fortunate around the world under the Starkey Hearing Foundation http://tinyurl.com/2aj4v8q