Action on Hearing Loss

Harvester House, 4 - 8 Adelaide Street, Belfast, Antrim, BT2 8GA
Telephone: 02890239619 Textphone: 02890249462
May 04 2017, 2:00pm - 3:00pm IST
Carrickfergus, BT38 7DQ, Carrickfergus Library
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Opening up the digital world for people with hearing los​s

Not everyone has the confidence to go online and use the internet. We can help you make a start. We will help you to build skills and confidence and demonstrate why using the internet is a positive thing.

Learn how to:

May 04 2017, 10:00am - 11:00am IST
Lisburn, BT28 1FJ, Lisburn City Library
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Opening up the digital world for people with hearing los​s

Not everyone has the confidence to go online and use the internet. We can help you make a start. We will help you to build skills and confidence and demonstrate why using the internet is a positive thing.

Learn how to:

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Research volunteers needed – £20 for an hour of your time! Action on Hearing Loss is looking for Bone Anchored Hearing Aid (BAHA) users to take part in a user survey being held by healthcare specialist research company, T for G. If you’re looking to share your experiences of using a BAHA or you...
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The Government has this week (14 September) published their response to the Work and Pensions Select Committee report into Access to Work (AtW). The response comes nine months after the Committee published their final report, following the inquiry conducted in 2014. The Committee looked at a broad...
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Report reveals audiology departments under pressure with increased demand yet reduced budgets Two in five NHS audiology departments (41%) are being forced to cut core services due to shrinking budgets or increased demand, affecting hundreds of thousands of people across the UK, according to our new...
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Last week we, along with BDA, NDCS and Signature, met with policy officials at the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and representatives from the Access to Work (AtW) Operations team. Changes to AtW that have come into effect throughout this year have reduced the flexibility of the scheme and...
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On 10 November charities Action on Hearing Loss, Sense and the UK Council on Deafness brought together the UK’s leading broadcasters, regulators and people with hearing loss for a major conference to discuss the Future of TV Subtitling. The day-long conference discussed initiatives to improve...
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Ofcom’s report highlights improvement in subtitling but overall quality is still below standard Yesterday’s report (5 November) assessed a second sample of programmes for accuracy, speed and latency – the delay between speech and the corresponding subtitle appearing – of...
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Local campaigners demand North Staffordshire CCG drop proposals Local hearing aid users turned out in force today to protest against the North Staffordshire Clinical Commissioning Group’s (CCG) proposals to cut NHS hearing aid provision. Local campaigners joined our demonstration outside the...
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Mat joins our fundraisers to take on the 842-step challenge Today Worcester Warriors Rugby Star Mat Gilbert, the UK’s only professional deaf sportsman, was unveiled as our Ambassador to support us while fundraisers bolted up the iconic BT Tower to raise vital funds for crucial projects that...
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Research volunteers needed – £20 for an hour of your time! Action on Hearing Loss is looking for Bone Anchored Hearing Aid (BAHA) users to take part in a user survey being held by healthcare specialist research company, T for G. If you’re looking to share your experiences of using a BAHA or you...
Ciaran Arthurs's picture
The Government has this week (14 September) published their response to the Work and Pensions Select Committee report into Access to Work (AtW). The response comes nine months after the Committee published their final report, following the inquiry conducted in 2014. The Committee looked at a broad...
Ciaran Arthurs's picture
Report reveals audiology departments under pressure with increased demand yet reduced budgets Two in five NHS audiology departments (41%) are being forced to cut core services due to shrinking budgets or increased demand, affecting hundreds of thousands of people across the UK, according to our new...
Ciaran Arthurs's picture
Last week we, along with BDA, NDCS and Signature, met with policy officials at the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and representatives from the Access to Work (AtW) Operations team. Changes to AtW that have come into effect throughout this year have reduced the flexibility of the scheme and...
Ciaran Arthurs's picture
On 10 November charities Action on Hearing Loss, Sense and the UK Council on Deafness brought together the UK’s leading broadcasters, regulators and people with hearing loss for a major conference to discuss the Future of TV Subtitling. The day-long conference discussed initiatives to improve...
Ciaran Arthurs's picture
Ofcom’s report highlights improvement in subtitling but overall quality is still below standard Yesterday’s report (5 November) assessed a second sample of programmes for accuracy, speed and latency – the delay between speech and the corresponding subtitle appearing – of...
Ciaran Arthurs's picture
Local campaigners demand North Staffordshire CCG drop proposals Local hearing aid users turned out in force today to protest against the North Staffordshire Clinical Commissioning Group’s (CCG) proposals to cut NHS hearing aid provision. Local campaigners joined our demonstration outside the...
Ciaran Arthurs's picture
Mat joins our fundraisers to take on the 842-step challenge Today Worcester Warriors Rugby Star Mat Gilbert, the UK’s only professional deaf sportsman, was unveiled as our Ambassador to support us while fundraisers bolted up the iconic BT Tower to raise vital funds for crucial projects that...
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Read our response to Minister’s comments at recent evidence session On Wednesday, Mark Harper MP, Minister for Disabled People, gave evidence to the Work and Pensions Select Committee inquiry into Access to Work. During the session, the Minister stated that he will be working with us and other...
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Research we're funding suggests reducing childhood infection rates could help prevent hearing loss Common childhood infections, such as tonsillitis and ear infections, may lead to hearing loss later in life, according to recent research we funded at Newcastle University as part of the ongoing 1947...
May 04 2017, 2:00pm - 3:00pm IST
Carrickfergus, BT38 7DQ, Carrickfergus Library
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Opening up the digital world for people with hearing los​s

Not everyone has the confidence to go online and use the internet. We can help you make a start. We will help you to build skills and confidence and demonstrate why using the internet is a positive thing.

Learn how to:

May 04 2017, 10:00am - 11:00am IST
Lisburn, BT28 1FJ, Lisburn City Library
POP Content's picture

Opening up the digital world for people with hearing los​s

Not everyone has the confidence to go online and use the internet. We can help you make a start. We will help you to build skills and confidence and demonstrate why using the internet is a positive thing.

Learn how to:

May 05 2014, 10:00am - 4:00pm IST
Belfast, BT1 5GS, City Hall
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The Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon is one of the leading marathons in the UK and Ireland. Over 17,500 runners are expected to hit the streets of Belfast for the Belfast City Marathon. Join our team and help raise vital funds to change the lives of the 10 million people with hearing loss in the UK.

Registration is open, so sign up now! You can sign up through the official Belfast Marathon website (external link, opens new window). For more information

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