Hearing loss in the workplace: What’s in the news? (20-26 June)

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Sunday 26 June

So this week, highlights have been ‘Brexit’; the 2016 convention for the Hearing Loss Association of America; a call for a public health campaign across the UK; and some research on musicians and hearing loss.  In addition, Hearing Link launched a survey on telephone use; there are some tips for travellers and a couple of technology updates on hearing aids and rechargeable batteries.  These and other snippets are included below along with a range of jobs that have been advertised (including a call for trustees from Action on Hearing) and a regular update on conferences and events.   

  • Blogpost: Brexit: What D/deaf people around the country think of Britain’s decision to leave the EU. 
  • Conference update: HLAA 2016 Convention 
  • UK Policy: Call for nationwide public health campaign
  • News: Former violist with the Royal Opera House, sues for hearing damage
  • Research: Hit the right notes with musician earplugs
  • Technology: Rechargeable technology at the tipping point
  • How to take a hearing test
  • Survey: How are deaf people using the telephone
  • Blogpost: Deaf travel: Tips for the train, plane and automobiles
  • Advocating for hearing health in a noisy work environment
  • Technology: Even hearing aids are connecting to the internet of things
  • New career and volunteer opportunities 
  • Key diary dates for conferences and workshops 

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Hearing loss in the workplace: What’s in the news? (9-15 May)

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Sunday 15 May

After last week’s main focus on Deaf Awareness Week, the key event this week seemed to be the annual congress of the British Society of Hearing Aid Audiologists (BSHAA).  In addition, I’ve a summary of other highlights from my timelines, that should bring you up to date as usual.  
  • BSHAA annual congress
  • Live Webinar on the Roger Pen and Roger Clip-on Mic
  • Roger Table Mic launched
  • Molly Watt on how the Apple Watch has changed her life
  • EU funded Hearing Aid Survey
  • New research on the use of smartphones to measure noise exposure
  • New career and volunteer opportunities 
  • Key diary dates (new entries highlighted in blue)

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Hearing loss in the workplace: What’s in the news? (25 April – 1 May)

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Sunday 1 May

 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 roundup as usual of the highlights from my timelines, that should bring you up to date.  Such a lot has gone on this week that I’ve hardly been able to keep up, but you can read my abridged versions here. 
  • Feedback on the British Society of Audiology annual conference 
  • E-learning guide on self employment
  • Call to action – NDCS survey on apprenticeships
  • International Noise Awareness Day
  • Blog – a Roadmap for those new to hearing loss
  • Research on hearing loss and cognitive function
  • The upcoming Deaf Awareness Week
  • New career and volunteer opportunities 
  • Key diary dates (new entries highlighted in blue)

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Hearing loss in the workplace: What’s in the news? (18 – 24 April)

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Sunday 24 April

 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 roundup as usual of the highlights from my timelines, that should bring you up to date.  
  • Top 5 occupations causing hearing loss
  • Consultation on NICE Guidance on adult onset hearing loss
  • Can a personal website help you find a job?
  • Deaf people accused of Access to Work fraud
  • New research uncovers faulty gene causing otosclerosis
  • 1 in 8 US workers has some degree of hearing loss
  • Audiology Now! 
  • New career and volunteer opportunities 
  • Key diary dates (new entries highlighted in blue)

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Hearing loss in the workplace: What’s in the news? (11 – 17 April)

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Sunday 17 April

 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 roundup as usual of the highlights from my timelines, that should bring you up to date.  
  • Some personal experiences
  • Tips for navigating your workplace
  • Getting help from the Job Centre
  • Access to fire alarms in hotels
  • Withdrawal from NHS hearing aid contracts
  • Deaf lawyers join the US Supreme Court
  • Audiology Now! 
  • New career and volunteer opportunities 
  • This week’s blog
  • Key diary dates

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Hearing loss in the workplace: What’s in the news? (4 – 10 April)

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Sunday 10 April

 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 roundup as usual of the highlights from my timelines, that should bring you up to date.  
  • Guidance on adult onset hearing loss  
  • Government decision on subtitling catch-up tv
  • 10 tips on creating your cv
  • How we use our brain influences tinnitus
  • Hearing Link launches new website
  • Effectiveness of earplugs in reducing noise induced hearing loss
  • Feedback on Tinnitus 2016
  • Diabetes and hearing loss
  • The Deaf women in Obama’s White House  
  • Key diary dates

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Hearing loss in the workplace: What’s in the news? (28 March-3 April)

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Sunday 3 April

 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.   Whilst its been a bit of a quiet week this week, here’s my roundup as usual of the highlights from my timelines, that should bring you up to date.  
  • Adult Hearing Screening report and conference feedback  
  • Musicians and noise exposure 
  • HSBC bank introduce BSL video relay service  
  • 12 tips for communicating with deaf people
  • Hearing aids lead to better opportunities at work
  • Career Opportunities  
  • Key diary dates

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Hearing loss in the workplace: What’s in the news? (21-27 March)

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Sunday 27 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.  
  • Adult Hearing Screening report and conference feedback  
  • Has Apple revolutionised medical research? 
  • Hearing aid batteries: tips for longer life 
  • Diabetes and hearing impairment in adults
  • How do we hear? The mechanics behind our hearing.
  • Improving speech recognition for those with cochlea implants
  • 17 blogposts on noise and hearing loss 
  • Development of the World Health Organisation’s Priority Assistive Products List
  • Access to hearing aids in Australia
  • Career Opportunities  
  • Key diary dates

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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? (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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