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Hearing loss link to dementia in new international study

Addressing hearing loss can play a major role in preventing dementia, a new international study published in The Lancet has found. Mid-life hearing loss tops nine risk factors that contribute to the risk of dementia. Others include failing to...

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Booking now open for September development day

Up to 11 CPD points are available at the BSHAA Professional Development Day in London on 30 September. The event takes place at the vibrant etc venues Liverpool St-Norton Folgate Conference & Training, just five minutes from Liverpool S...

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Are you interested in being involved with your regulator?

  The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) is looking for hearing aid dispensers who are HCPC registrants to undertake Registration Assessor and Visitor roles. Registration Assessors review applications for registration from pro...

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Revised standards and guidance from HCPC

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

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BSHAA Code of Practice breached by company directors

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 condition of their membership. Two of W...

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