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AWN Coronascope: UK - unified response on practice guidelines as audiology finds ways to serve hearing loss patients

 

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The UK's four leading hearing healthcare professional associations today (April 9) issued a joint guidance document on practice during the coronavirus pandemic.

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EUHA Congress Hannover, October 7-9 - a date its organisers are determined to save!

 

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The European Union of Hearing Aid Acousticians has announced that it is sticking to its planned October 7-9 date in Hannover for the world's biggest audiology congress. This EUHA date is one the organisers want you to save too.

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Message of encouragement to UK audiology from Britain's hearing aid manufacturers

 

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The UK government's exemption of community hearing clinics from general retail closures has been welcomed by the representatives of manufacturers of UK's hearing aids stock, whose message of encouragement promises a commitment to support the industry.

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AWN Coronascope: Audiology in France

 

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© Audio Infos French hearing care professional Philippe Metzger - no gloves, no mask - serves a customer in his Paris centre.

As the coronavirus lockdown was applied in France, local audiologists were not on the list of essential healthcare professionals for whom a scarce supply of protective equipment was reserved. But some still opened their doors, as Audio Infos France editor-in-chief, Corrine Couté, reports.

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AWN Coronascope: Audiology in Germany

 

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Hearing care professionals in Germany have faced relatively relaxed coronavirus restrictions on opening their practices but, bar innovative exceptions, a commonsense approach means few audiologists have kept their doors open, reports Audio Infos editor Dennis Kraus.

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AWN Coronascope: Audiology in Italy

 

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©Alecamera90 - iStock    Italian public spaces are practically deserted under one of Europe's most stringent lockdowns to stop the spread of coronavirus.

It is a news area subject to major changes every day, but the diverse responses of audiology practices across Europe have been watched by editors of Audiology Worldnews' sister publications. From Europe's hardest hit territory, this report compiles information provided by Audio Infos Italy editor-in-chief Claudia Patrone.

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Covid-19 guidelines for Europe's "essential" hearing health professionals

 

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With hearing patients mostly in the vulnerable 65+ age group, audiology associations worldwide are meeting their responsibilities full on to provide guidelines on COVID-19. The European Association of Hearing Aid Professionals (AEA) has just released an update with a 5-step advice statement.

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2020 European Audiologist of the Year Award: applications open

 

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The hunt for Europe’s top audiologist has begun as online entries open for this year’s ‘European Audiologist of the Year’ competition.

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Tinnitus Week: UK audiology body launches online course for tinnitus "first aid"

 

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The British Academy of Audiology (BAA) has launched a course of three online Tinnitus Training Modules for professionals in health and social care, underlining that ˝it is vital that good quality support and referral is available to anyone accessing help with Tinnitus˝.

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ReSound wins BIG in industry awards

 

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ReSound, the Danish hearing aid brand from the GN Group, has been named a winner in the global 2020 BIG Innovation Awards, one of a series of industry recognition schemes run and promoted by the Business Intelligence Group (BIG). 

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