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BSHAA working with BIHIMA on 'The Future of Hearing Technology' conference

BSHAA is working with BIHIMA (the British Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association) on its inaugural conference – The Future of Hearing Technology – which will be held on 11-12 May 2018 at Edgbaston Cricket Ground. At...

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Consultation: reforming the regulation of healthcare professionals

The Department of Health – supported by the devolved governments of Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland – has published a consultation paper on proposals to reform the regulation of healthcare professionals. The consultation affects...

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BIHIMA designs Hearing Technology Timeline to celebrate first birthday

BIHIMA has marked the first anniversary of its rebrand and name change with a timeline showing how far the industry has come in technological terms since hearing aids were first pioneered.  The new online timeline - shown below but availab...

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HCPC publishes revised guidance on confidentiality

The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) has published revised guidance on confidentiality to provide advice for registrants about some of the issues relating to how they handle and share information about service users. The existing guid...

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Packed day of learning at BSHAA professional development day

Over 70 delegates were treated to a packed day of learning and networking at BSHAA's professional development day in London on Saturday 30 September. The event was held in central London, at the etc venues Liverpool St-Norton Folgate C...

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