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Hearing Loss in the UK June 14, 2024

18 million now experience Hearing Loss

At Hearing Healthcare Practice we weren’t wholly surprised to learn about new figures reported by the RNID, which suggest a far larger number of people in the UK are experiencing hearing loss than was previously believed. For several years, RNID has highlighted that there are 12 million people in the UK who are deaf, have hearing loss, or tinnitus. Now...

June 6, 2024

Struggle to Hear in Noisy Places? You’re Not Alone!

At Hearing Healthcare Practice, we’re passionate about helping people hear well and to live full lives. So we were interested in a recent study that investigated the hearing health of adults in Britain. The study revealed a surprising and worrying statistic, namely, that three in five U.K. adults have difficulty following conversations in noisy environments, a phenomenon which is known...

May 31, 2024

Keith Moon. Head Case.

Keith Moon, the legendary drummer for The Who, was famed for his excessive behaviour and untamed talent. But there’s one Moon anecdote that particularly raises an audiologist’s eyebrows – the headphones he wore, gaffer taped to his head, during The Who’s iconic performance at Shepperton Studios. WATCH IT HERE. As you’ll see during “Won’t Get Fooled Again” and “Baba O’Riley”...

We're Hearing Heros May 23, 2024

Thank you for making us a ‘Hearing Hero’

We’re delighted to announce that our founder, Robert Beiny, has been recognised as a Hearing Hero. A Europe-wide awards programme for hearing healthcare professionals who’ve ‘gone the extra mile’ for their patients, Rayovac’s ‘Hearing Heros’ recognises the very best audiologists working today. And what makes being a Hearing Hero so special for us is that the awards are based on...

May 19, 2024

A Cautionary Tale

Buyer’s remorse is a feeling of regret or anxiety after making a purchase. A client we saw January 2023, decided not to proceed with the management programme we proposed to address his hearing loss. His decision was driven by the misleading marketing of hearing aids he found online.  We provided all the information he requested and also explained how we...

An isolated person May 16, 2024

Survey Reveals Impact of Hearing Loss… we offer hope

A new survey by the Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID) offers a concerning picture regarding the challenges faced by deaf and hard of hearing people in the UK. The survey, which included responses from over 8,000 participants, told a story of social stigma, isolation, and loneliness experienced by this population group. Key Findings of the RNID Survey Widespread...

May 7, 2024

Hearing Hero Nomination

From our Founder, Robert Beiny, regarding his recent Hearing Hero Award nomination; “I’m truly humbled to have been selected as a Hearing Hero 2024, an achievement to add to the many plaudits, prizes, and gongs I’ve collected on behalf of my team at Hearing Healthcare Practice in a career spanning nearly half a century.” Robert won the prestigious UK Audiologist...

A world full of Noise May 3, 2024

How the World has Changed. And How it Hasn’t.

We’ve been writing our News Section for a long time. Over 10 years now in fact. And so occasionally we like to look back to read what we were writing about 5 years or 10 years ago and to see, perhaps, how the world has changed. We’ll be featuring a few of our ‘past posts’ over the next month and...

April 16, 2024

Come on Feel the Noise

We were interested to read about an innovative idea from Newcastle United Football Club, as they unveil special Haptic shirts allowing deaf fans to ‘feel’ the noise at Premier League matches. Unveiled at Newcastle’s home game against Spurs on Saturday 13 April 2024 the shirts, which convert the noise around the stadium to vibrations, were designed following research from the...

Hearing Heros 2024 April 2, 2024

Hearing Heroes

The Audiologist of the Year Awards ran from 2009 to 2019.  And on every occasion, the Hearing Heathcare Practice team was recognised and nominated, winning the top prize of UK and European Audiologist of the Year on an unprecedented FIVE separate occasions The competition ceased in 2020 due to Covid but now has been replaced by a new ‘Helping Heroes’...