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May 30, 2020

30/5/20 Reopening. Phase 2 News.

Covid-19. Hearing Healthcare Reopening Information Boredom (noun) In conventional use, boredom is an emotional and occasionally psychological state experienced when an individual is left without anything in particular to do, is not interested in their surroundings, or feels that a day or period is dull or tedious.  One word which has been creeping into our collective conversations in the past week...

Doctors can create negative attitudes to hearing aids. November 5, 2019

When Doctor Doesn’t Know Best

We wrote recently about a client and her negative attitude to wearing hearing aids: Changing Minds. If she would have happily accepted what we could do for her, it would have a transformational effect on her life and personal relationships. We came to the conclusion that, as a society, we still have a long way to go before openly discussing hearing...

Newsround Hearing August 22, 2018

The Wisdom of Children 2

Looking through our blogs from the past year we re-discovered this wonderful BBC Newsround video featuring a group of children with hearing loss  As you’ll see, it’s great advice and true for anyone whose hearing has shifted. If you haven’t watched it already, please take a few minutes to watch and always remember that conversations are 2-way! If you click the link below you...

Hearing Healthcare Practice July 26, 2018

In the Press – About the Hearing Healthcare Practice

‘Award Winning Hearing Healthcare in Hertfordshire’. The following article recently appeared in Hertfordshire Life Magazine. If you don’t know Hearing Healthcare Practice, it’s an excellent introduction to our work and what drives us to to offer our unique service: The Hearing Healthcare Practice in Harpenden has a reputation that is truly international. Not only is it the only hearing healthcare...

February 2, 2017

The Audiologist of the Year Awards 2017

It’s with great anticipation that we announce the launch of the 2017 Audiologist of the Year competition. We like to think of the competition as our very own Oscars. Hearing Healthcare Practice Audiologists, Robert Beiny, Jo Rae and Sanna Aziz have received hundreds of nominations in the Awards since 2009 and we hope this year we’ll add to our record. The judges...

November 1, 2016

Bespoke Hearing Devices for Open Top Motoring. Hearing Technology for Motoring

We’re delighted to have received the following testimonial from a client who required custom-made earplugs, hearing technology that allows him to enjoy music, hands free calls and navigation prompts straight into his ears during an open top driving trip to Europe. Our bespoke hearing technology earplugs not only delivered excellent sound, they also reduced noise and protected his hearing too. Motoring...

December 21, 2011

Hearing Aids Reduce Stress from Tinnitus

Tinnitus is disturbing problem for many. Hearing loss is, in many cases, associated with tinnitus but in cases where the hearing loss is mild this can go unnoticed as the focus is more on the internal noise rather than the lack hearing ability. Improving hearing has long been the preferred method of helping tinnitus sufferers . You can see how...

December 14, 2011

Tuning fork tests. Are they necessary?

Does the humble tuning fork still have a place in a modern audiology centre? Tuning forks (this is mine which I’ve owned for 35 years) are used to carry Rinne and Weber tests. These tests provide a quick easy method of determining whether a hearing loss is situated in the middle ear or inner ear. A vibrating tuning fork is...