Gene therapy restores baby’s hearing

The guest editor of a forthcoming supplement for ENT & Audiology News has helped enable a baby girl born deaf to hear unaided for the first time.

Hearing loss toolkit updated

The British Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA) and the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) have updated the hearing loss toolkit they developed in 2020/21.

BLA announces membership election results

The British Laryngological Association (BLA) has announced the results of its bi-annual election.

Implant patient says it with flour

So delighted was 77-year-old Graham with his cochlear implant, he asked his granddaughter Lillie Westbury, a professional baker, to bake an “ear” cake.

Monika Matusiak given associate professorship by World Hearing Centre

The World Hearing Centre of the Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing, Warsaw, Poland is now eligible to award an academic degree and the first nominee to receive such promotion is Dr Monika Matusiak.

EUHA seeks start-ups

For the first time, the Europäische Union der Hörakustiker (EUHA) is offering you the opportunity to share your ideas in the centre of the industry exhibition in Hanover at the 68th International Congress of Hearing Aid Acousticians, 16–18 October.

Global hearing aid recycling scheme boosted by care home support

The founder of a hearing aid recycling campaign has visited a Dorset, UK, care home to thank residents and staff for supporting her work.

Newsround May 2024

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Good Vibrations Day celebrates bone conduction

Swedish audiology and sound-processing company Oticon Medical has just celebrated its fourth Good Vibrations Day.

National Acoustics Laboratories and Ear Science Institute Australia join forces

A partnership between two Australian organisations will bring together the country’s researchers to improve treatments for millions dealing with hearing issues.

From the editor May/Jun 2024

Declan Costello, MA, MBBS, FRCS(ORL-HNS),Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon, Wexham Park Hospital, Slough, Berkshire, UK. E: d.costello@nhs.netTW / X: @Voicedoctor_uk One of the privileges of editing this magazine is interviewing senior figures within our specialty; so, it was wonderful...

AIHHP announces new chair

Oliver Wright has been appointed chair of the UK’s Association of Independent Hearing Healthcare Professionals (AIHHP).