An Independent Review of poor care in Scottish NHS audiology has been drawing a strong reaction from across professional guidance and patient support bodies.
The UK professional association BSHAA has announced a subtle change in its name to better reflect its mission and objectives. The hitherto denominated British Society of Hearing Aid Audiologists now changes those final two words of its name to and Audiology, thus keeping the same five-initial abbreviation: BSHAA.
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A House of Lords committee has called for the setting up of an expert advisory group to quantify the aggregate health burden of noise pollution, a likely outcome being the establishment of targets and a framework for regulation to reduce the overall burden of disease from noise.
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Q2 2023 figures from the British Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA) underline the mercurial character of the UK hearing market, one dominated by orders from the NHS...and those orders fell dramatically in the second quarter of this year.
The Danish hearing giant GN Group has announced a management shake-up that will see a compact executive across its businesses led by Peter Karlstrome ras CEO, who takes over from the departing Gitte Aabo.
In an attempt to wrap up one of the largest mass damages cases in US legal history, the conglomerate 3M has agreed a $6bn settlement with over 250,000 military veterans who claimed earplugs provided to them for combat failed to protect them from hearing loss and tinnitus.
Covering all ages and various levels of hearing loss is the aim of Phonak's recently announced extension of its Lumity portfolio.[ ... ]
The US-based manufacturer MedRx has announced the expansion of its audiometer and real ear verification product lines with the addition of the AWRC: a computer-powered audiometer and wireless REM combination system.[ ... ]
Those reluctant to use hearing aids because of how they look or how they make them feel have had Swiss brand Phonak doing some thinking about how to give devices a style to match hearing performance.[ ... ]