Hearing loss in the workplace: What’s in the news? (14-20 March)

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Sunday 20 March

If you’re busy trying to juggle work and home life, then you might not have had time to catch up on  the news and social media this week.   Here’s my regular roundup of the highlights from my timelines, that should bring you up to date.  

  • Advice on sharing information about your hearing loss in job interviews
  • Feedback on the Adult Hearing Screening conference  
  • Deaf and unemployed? 5 things to know about claiming job seekers allowance 
  • Resources for young people moving into employment 
  • The 10 worst jobs for your ears
  • Survey on access to theatres and concert halls
  • Feedback on the 10th international tinnitus research conference
  • Technology update
  • Musicians and the danger of deafness
  • Career Opportunities  
  • Key diary dates

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Hearing loss in the workplace: What’s in the news? (7-13 March)

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Sunday 13 March

If you’re busy trying to juggle work and home life, then you might not have had time to catch up on  the news and social media this week.   Here’s my regular roundup of the highlights from my timelines, that should bring you up to date.  

  • Effective communication in interviews 
  • Hearing Loop Checks 
  • Hearables 
  • AC/DC postpones tour as lead singer risks complete deafness 
  • Is there proof that hearing devices benefit cognitive decline
  • Warning over defective hearing aid batteries
  • A push for less expensive hearing aids
  • Deaf techies are an untapped resource
  • This week’s blog 
  • Key diary dates

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Hearing loss in the workplace: What’s in the news? (29 Feb-6 March)

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Sunday 6 March

If you’re busy trying to juggle work and home life, then you might not have had time to catch up on  the news and social media this week.   Here’s my regular roundup of the highlights from my timelines, that should bring you up to date.  

  • World Hearing Day
  • Hearing conservation conference
  • Conference on hearing loss and cognitive decline
  • Publication of a new health and safety system strategy for Great Britain
  • National Association of Deafened People – survey on telephone usage
  • Summary of this week’s hearing loss hour
  • Blogpost: Goodbye hearing aids, hello hearables
  • News: Woman’s tattoo reminds friends of single sided deafness
  • DeafSpace (Deaf design and architecture)
  • This week’s blog
  • Key diary dates

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Hearing loss in the workplace: What’s in the news? (22-28 Feb)

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Sunday 28 February

 If you’re busy trying to juggle work and home life, then you might not have had time to catch up on  the news and social media this week.   Here’s a roundup of the highlights from my timelines, that should bring you up to date.  
  • Cochlear Implant Awareness Day
  • What the ear means for the future of wearables
  • What goes into the cost of producing hearing aids
  • Phone that boosts clarity for deaf people
  • One in eight italians has a hearing loss
  • Using LinkedIn
  • Variability of hearing aid battery life
  • Impact of hearing aids on memory, speech and working life

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From hearing screening to hearables

Traditional hearing aidsLast week, the UK National Screening Committee (UK NSC) published the notes of its meeting on 19 November, 2015.

You’re probably thinking ‘so what’, but amongst the recommendations it made on screening for cervical cancer, bowel cancer and diabetes, they also made a recommendation in relation to screening for hearing loss in adults.  Continue reading From hearing screening to hearables