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VACANCY: Audiologist/Hearing Aid Dispenser – Worcester

We are looking for a qualified Audiologist or Hearing Aid Dispenser to join our growing Hearcare business in Worcester. Our business currently tests patients across our Worcester store and several other Specsavers in the area.

Interacoustics introduces the game-changing Audible Contrast Threshold (ACT™) test

For more than a century, hearing aids have been prescribed based solely on the pure tone audiogram.With the introduction of ACT, Interacoustics goes beyond the audiogram, and is now able to address the number one complaint from people with hearing loss: hearing conversations in noisy situations.

OBITUARY: Peter Rhys Evans (1948–2022)

On 3 June 2022, we lost a widely recognised and respected ENT/head and neck surgeon, Mr Peter Rhys Evans.

Training in the use of medical devices
– how should it be done?

Adequate training in novel medical devices is imperative, not only to ensure patient safety, but also to give clinicians the confidence to use the device in question. In this article, Andrea Gillies explains the philosophy of one of the equipment...

Treating voice disorders in singers

There are few ENT surgeons who have as much insight into singers’ problems as Nick Gibbins. A good knowledge of working patterns, repertoire and the physiology of ‘vocal athletes’ is essential. He shares a few thoughts with us. When deciding...

Deaf identity is not cookie cutter shaped: a CI user in a hearing world

Sam Burgess tells us what deaf identity means to her as a service manager in a busy healthcare library, with a cochlear Implant. To begin with, I have been deaf since birth due to congenital rubella. I have not known...

3rd Annual Trends in Pediatrics Virtual Course

This three day course will cover the latest advances, developments and perspectives in the field of diagnostics and management of different types of hearing loss in the paediatric population.

BIOHIT HealthCare and the British Laryngological Association agree to corporate partnership

BIOHIT HealthCare is pleased to announce its corporate partnership with the British Laryngological Association (BLA) for 2022-2023, which brings together two organisations with the mission to advance laryngology diagnostics.

Optimising hearing aid processing for music appreciation

Hearing aid manufacturers’ main focus has, up until recently, been improvement of speech intelligibility. Today’s hearing aid users have much broader demands however and often cite improved music perception as a key outcome or goal. Drs Tish Ramirez and Rebecca...

Leadership in healthcare

There is often a great deal of confusion over the words ‘management’ and ‘leadership’. Sometimes they are used interchangeably. Sometimes they are used to represent opposite ends of a spectrum. Sometimes both are used as collective nouns, or to describe an activity.

From clinics to campaigns: my audiological career so far

In this article we hear about the Franki Oliver’s journey from clinical practice in audiology to the third sector. Hi! I’m Franki and I’m the audiology manager at the Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID), a charity supporting people...

BTA Plug’em campaign – teaching young people how to enjoy live music safely

In today’s world of ever-increasing sound levels, the Plug’em campaign, run by the British Tinnitus Association (BTA), is highlighting the issue of tinnitus caused by loud music in people aged 16-25 years old. The purpose of the campaign is to...