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Consultation on future of primary care in Scotland

The Scottish Parliament's health committee is holding an inquiry that is looking at the future of primary care in Scotland, and BSHAA is currently putting together our response to the first stage of public consultation. Primary Care is generall...

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Role models to be highlighted in Deaf Awareness Week

The 2019 Deaf Awareness Week takes place from 6 to 12 May and is this year celebrating all the amazing deaf role models out there. Deaf Awareness Week is an annual event co-ordinated by the UK Council on Deafness (UKCo...

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Collaborative future in the spotlight at joint event

The second joint conference from BSHAA, the BAA and BSA took place in Bristol on 25 March, with the heads of all three organistions in attendance. Members from all three professional bodies spent the day considering a collaborative future fo...

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Applications open for new HCPC registrant Council members

The HCPC is seeking to appoint three registrant members for its Council. The closing date for applications is Monday 20 May. Full details below.   The Health and Care Professions Council   Protecting the public The Heal...

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The number of people living with tinnitus in the UK higher than previously thought

  The British Tinnitus Association (BTA) is adjusting its estimation of how many people across the country suffer from tinnitus. Following a full review of all the available research over the last 35 years about the prevalence in the...

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21-22 June
Ricoh Arena, Coventry