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.

March 28, 2012

AAA Congress

On our way to Boston Massachusetts for the annual American Academy of Audiology congress. Not enjoying the M25 traffic jams on the way to the airport though. Can’t wait to get there to see all the new developments which the hearing aid manufacturers and ancillary companies will be presenting for the first time. Follow the blog updates.

March 21, 2012

Experiencing Hearing Loss

BBC actress and her husband see what it’s like to listen to the world through the ears of their hearing impaired daughter. The clip shows them wearing custom made ear plugs and noise reducing headphones whilst going about a regular day in their lives. It’s amazing how they became withdrawn and their personalities changed so quickly. At the end of...

March 11, 2012

Visited The Royal College of Surgeons

Visited The Hunterian Museum at the RCS to discover how we understand how the body works and to see how surgeons learnt their skills. Amazing cross sections of the external ear, Eustachian Tube, Middle Ear, Inner Ear & Labyrinth Membranes. Wow. The similarities between the Whale, porpoise and dolphins ear structures and our own was really interesting. The museum is...

March 7, 2012

Intigai

Intigai is Oticon’s most invisible hearing solution. It is shaped to fit so snugly inside your ear that no one will see it, or even realise you are wearing it. This means that you can keep your hearing loss a secret, and enjoy the many benefits of modern hearing care, without any noticeable change to your appearance. Out of mind...

March 6, 2012

Twenty Two Days

22 Days to go until the new Phonak Lyric hearing device is unveiled. We are really excited about the developments and can’t wait to share it with you as soon as we’re allowed. We have a waiting list of people who weren’t suitable for the original Lyric who are eagerly as well – they’re from as far as Barcelona and...

February 29, 2012

Thank you for the nominations

Andrew, Gavin & Sarah have all nominated us for the Audiologist of the Year Awards today. Sarah said: Robert goes far and beyond the service I have ever received from any other Audiologist, whether private or NHS. When testing my ears he asked questions that really helped me receive the exact aid I needed and he took hours getting everything...

February 28, 2012

Our Oscars: Audiologist of the Year awards

February sees not only the Oscars but also the launch of the annual Audiologist of the Year awards. We have been nominated every year, commended numerous times and been the ultimate winner on 3 occasions. If the early nominations are anything to go by we may emulate our previous successes. Charles sent the following today: I HAVE BEEN A CLIENT...

February 25, 2012

How to find The Hearing Healthcare Practice

If you have seen these funny squares but don’t know what they are, here’s your opportunity of seeing how they work. If you have a smartphone and haven’t downloaded a free QR code reader, do that first. Next open the app, scan the image below and it will direct you to a map showing you our precise location, in leafy...

February 25, 2012

Audiology Now Boston 28-31 March

The largest, most innovative annual audiology Congress is just 4 weeks away at the Boston Convention Centre and we’ll be there. Every year, we travel to the US to hear about breaking research, see the latest products for everything to do with ears and hearing and hook up with international colleagues. We discuss case histories, breaking news and digest what...

February 23, 2012

Lee Stickings: my story

Lee Stickings is a 30 year old who has had a severe hearing loss since birth. His story is an inspirational one as he had fought to ensure that his hearing loss has not held him back or disadvantaged him in any way. He has been a client of the practice since February 2001. His previous hearing aid experiences are...