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Hidden Hearing’s top hearing tips for Hearing Awareness Week

Almost half a million people in Ireland have some form of hearing loss. More than 2,000 people will get their hearing checked this week during Hearing Awareness Week, organised by hearing healthcare provider Hidden Hearing.

Specsavers Ballina launches new hearing clinic

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Specsavers is well-known as an eye health and care brand.

New hearing aid clinic in Athlone Institute of Technology

Éist Hearing Services is an independent hearing aid and hearing assessment practice owned and run by Colm Corcoran in Athlone Institute of Technology. Colm is a highly qualified audiologist with a Masters in Audiology from the University of Southampton (recently recognised as the UK’s number one school of audiology) which he undertook following a prestigious scholarship award from the HSE. He is also a member of the Irish Society of Hearing Aid Audiologists. Since qualifying Colm has worked across numerous clinics and has recently decided to work independently using the institute’s state-of-the-art facilities and equipment.

New hearing aid clinic in Athlone Institute of Technology

Éist Hearing Services is an independent hearing aid and hearing assessment practice owned and run by Colm Corcoran in Athlone Institute of Technology. Colm is a highly qualified audiologist with a Masters in Audiology from the University of Southampton (recently recognised as the UK’s number one school of audiology) which he undertook following a prestigious scholarship award from the HSE. He is also a member of the Irish Society of Hearing Aid Audiologists. Since qualifying Colm has worked across numerous clinics and has recently decided to work independently using the institute’s state-of-the-art facilities and equipment.

Mayo newborn is 100,000th baby to be screened for hearing impairments

James Michael Murphy from Westport was the 100,000th baby in Ireland to be screened for hearing impairments, under the HSE’s universal new-born hearing screening programme, provided by Northgate Public Services, which is available at hospitals throughout Ireland. James, who was born at Mayo General Hospital in February, and mum Elizabeth were delighted to have clear responses from the hearing screen delivered by screener, Sinead Courtney.

Three out of five young people at risk of permanent hearing loss

Three out of five young people are at risk of permanent hearing loss because they are listening to “dangerously loud”2 music.

Galway based audiologist warns that illegal fireworks are a hearing hazard

A leading Galway based audiologist has warned parents of the danger of permanent hearing loss posed by illegal fireworks this Halloween, particularly by bangers which can reach the same dangerous decibel level as a gunshot.

National newborn hearing screening programme at MGH

The national newborn hearing screening programme has been introduced at Mayo General Hospital. Newborn hearing screening has been part of the service at the hospital for a number of years and in 2011 the HSE contracted Northgate Information Solutions to roll out a national screening programme at all maternity hospitals in the country.

All babies will have hearing screening

The introduction of the national newborn hearing screening programme at Galway University Hospitals means that hearing screening will be provided to all babies born in Ireland.

Hidden Hearing Westmeath becomes corporate member of Age Action

Hidden Hearing Westmeath has been nominated as corporate member of Age Action, with the hearing healthcare provider sponsoring a number of fundraising Age Action initiatives through the year.

 

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