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These pages contain news stories that will be of interest to audiologists and other professionals as well as individuals who have an interest in hear loss.  If you have a story you think we should publish, send the details to editor@bshaa.com.  We reserve the right to exercise the usual editorial judgements.

20.09.17

New best practice guides from NHS England

  NHS England has produced three best practice guides to help deliver more of the recommendations from the Action Plan on Hearing Loss. The new publications follow 2015’s Action Plan on Hearing Loss and last year’s...

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12.09.17

Audiology delivers most cost-effective tinnitus therapies, study shows

The study – a collaborative effort between the British Tinnitus Association, Optimity Advisors and an advisory group comprising of tinnitus experts with backgrounds in audiology, ENT, research and general practice – calculated that o...

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12.09.17

GP experiences survey

Action on Hearing Loss is surveying the experiences of people who are deaf or have hearing loss when visiting GPs. The survey is related to NHS England’s Accessible Information Standard, which was recently revised following a review. ...

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12.09.17

HCPC releases guidance on social media

The guidance explains to registrants how to use social media in a way which meets HCPC’s standards. It focuses on issues registrants and other stakeholders come across most frequently, and was informed by an online workshop and consultatio...

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15.08.17

HCPC issues advice on conflicts of interest

The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) has joined other health and care regulators to agree a joint statement on handling conflicts of interest. It sets out the expectations of how HCPC-regulated professionals should act in relation...

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