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News Articles from June 2017

Revised standards and guidance from HCPC

28 Jun 2017

HCPC has published updated guidance on meeting its standards for continuing professional development, as well as revised standards of education and training, following public...

Hearing loss link to dementia in new international study

20 Jun 2017

Addressing hearing loss can play a major role in preventing dementia, a new international study published in The Lancet has...

BSHAA Code of Practice breached by company directors

15 Jun 2017

A BSHAA investigation and disciplinary hearing has found that two company directors breached the high standards of care set out in the Society’s Code of Practice that all members agree to as a...

Ofcom report on bandwidth frequencies welcomed

14 Jun 2017

The British and Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA) has written an open letter to policy makers and regulators in response to a recent report by Ofcom. The hearing industry has long been concerned about plans to auction...

NHS England webinars on commissioning services for people with hearing loss

14 Jun 2017

NHS England is staging a series of webinars in July on commissioning services for people with hearing loss. Fiona Carragher, NHS England Deputy Chief Scientific Officer, and commissioners from Coventry Rugby CCG and West Hampshire CCG will be...