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Specsavers gets Great Place to Work certification across four continents

 
 

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Consistent feedback from colleagues and partners of Specsavers has achieved certification for the company worldwide from the independent global workplace culture review experts, Great Place to Work.

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EUHA ON A (Swiss) ROLL - World’s biggest audiology conference close to its target of 10,000 attendees

 
 
 

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© EUHA/Foto Rechtnitz      Painting it red and white, partying dignitaries at the EUHA party celebrate Swiss audiology’s partnering of the congress.

The world came back to EUHA. Organisers of the biggest global gathering in audiology, this year celebrating the 67th International Congress of Hearing Aid Acousticians, in Nuremberg, Germany, from October 18 to 20, 2023, jubilantly counted 9,900 attendees from 96 countries at the event.

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Conferences 2023: Specsavers setting the PACe

 

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©Tabatha Fireman Gordon Harrison, Director of Professional Advancement Audiology at Specsavers, captures a vibrant moment from on stage at the PAC in Birmingham.

Another year...another example of how retail powerhouse Specsavers is increasing its profile across the audiology landscape. How much can its PAC event grow, and how?

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Hearing Dog Pin-up No. 2 Winnie is partial to carrots

 

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Winnie is a three-year-old black Labrador, born on April 12, 2020. She successfully qualified as a Hearing Dog in March 2022, going to live with her partner Ralph in May of that year. Winnie is Hearing Dog Pin-up No. 2 in our flagship publication, Audiology News UK.

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Demant takes Ida Institute under its wing to help "transform hearing care"

 

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The Ida Institute, in limbo since losing its funding from the Demant Foundation in 2022, has now joined the Danish hearing giant, Demant, with which it has been associated since its founding in 2007.

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BAA holds its biggest ever UK audiology conference

 

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© PW      New BAA VP Claire Benton delivered a storming Bamford Lecture

A delegate count of 650+ was just one of the highlights of the British Academy of Audiology's 2023 Annual Conference, held over two days from November 2 in Coventry.

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The world comes back to EUHA

 
 

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A big buzz, and an international buzz. This is the headline from the first day of the 67th EUHA International Congress, which opened yesterday (October 18) and saw the event begin to recover the global flavour it had lost under pandemic conditions.

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“HIT THE SLOPES” - EUHA is crossing frontiers! Interview with EUHA President, Beate Gromke

 
 

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© EUHA/Foto Rechtnitz Beate Gromke, EUHA President.

The 67th International EUHA Congress should see the event back on its pre-pandemic course towards a target of 10,000 visitors. How and why is Swiss audiology joining in this year, and what should you look out for in innovations and networking?

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EUHA 2023 - Young, international, and focused on AI and OTC

 
 

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The EUHA Congress returns to Nuremberg on October 18, 2023 for three days of intense professional updating, industry fervor, and networking moments. What’s in this year’s EUHA Congress programme?

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Urgent change sought by final report on “deeply concerning picture” of Scotland’s NHS audiology services

 

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An Independent Review of poor care in Scottish NHS audiology has been drawing a strong reaction from across professional guidance and patient support bodies.

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