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BIHIMA 2020 conference on 'disruption'...disrupted by cricket

 

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A key UK diary change: May 14-15 is the new date set for the 2020 conference of the British and Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA), brought forward due to cricket fixtures alterations.

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Starkey Foundation's Zambian adventure delivers local gold

 

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The graduation of 11 audiologists may not sound like big news to celebrate, but these new hearing care professionals (HCPs) from the Starkey Hearing Institute in Lusaka, Zambia are worth their weight in gold for local communities.

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EUHA lectures now available online

 

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The specialist lectures from October's 64th International Congress of Hearing Aid Acousticians - EUHA - have been made available online by the organisers of this conference, the world's biggest audiology event.

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Talks on UK College of Audiology to proceed with door open to BAA return

 

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BAA President Sue Falkingham while announcing her organisation's retreat from talks on the forming of a professional College © BAA

Groups working to unite the UK hearing care profession under a College of Audiology have issued a joint response statement to the announced withdrawal from the process by the British Academy of Audiology (BAA). The remaining groups will push on, but have reached out to the BAA to return.

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BAA pulls out of UK College of Audiology talks

 

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Moves to unify UK hearing care professionals under one College of Audiology suffered a major reversal this month when one of the key associations involved announced its withdrawal from negotiations.

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UK's Paula Cook wins Rayovac European Audiologist of the Year

 

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Germany. 00:01 October 17. UK hearing care professional, Paula Cook, took all the honours in the 2019 Rayovac Audiologist of the Year contest. A jubilant Paula was handed her trophy at a packed Evening of Excellence on the first evening of the EUHA Congress in Nuremberg.

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Brand strategist Leanne Blair is new VP of Marketing at Oticon

 

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Oticon, Inc has appointed a new Vice President of Marketing. She is Leanne Blair, who takes a rich and highly diverse track record of commercial and leadership experience to her new office at the Danish firm's US HQ in Somerset, NJ.

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Audiologist of the Year - all the European national winners ahead of the big announcement

 

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They are highly dedicated, eminently professional, and well up to speed on technology...and they are much more: winners, Audiologists of the Year. All the successful national European audiologists for 2019 have now been announced.

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Gitte Pugholm Aabo is new CEO of GN Hearing

 

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GN Hearing has appointed a new CEO. She is Gitte Pugholm Aabo, a member of he Board of Directors of GN Store Nord since 2018, and former CEO of Leo Pharma (2008-2019). The appointment follows the resignation of Jakob Gudbrand CEO for personal and family reasons.

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New high-tech Sonova training centre opens to meet demand for hearing care professionals

 

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Dortmund in Germany is the location for a new ultra-modern training centre opened by the hearing device manufacturer Sonova Holding AG.

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