About Kate Collet-Fenson

Originally Kate had no intention of joining her mother’s business; it was only when her husband, Duncan, started to work for the company that she became more personally involved. Once this interest was ignited she worked hard to help grow Aston Hearing Services and is responsible for managing the office on a day-to-day basis. She became a qualified Hearing Aid Audiologist in 2002. Kate has become very involved in the development of the network of Independent Hearing Professionals (IHP). IHP is a larger network of hearing professionals whose aim is to promote hearing health awareness to the general public.

Checklist for sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss (SSHL)

What to do if you suddenly notice you cannot hear. SSHL is a poorly understood condition that you may never have heard about until it affects you. It can happen to anyone regardless of age or whether you have had any previous hearing problems. It can often be treated successfully without permanent hearing damage but [...]

By |2019-05-31T11:26:32+01:00May 13th, 2019|Categories: Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss (SSHL), Taking Hearing Seriously|Tags: , |Comments Off on Checklist for sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss (SSHL)

Hear Today Event, 24th April 2019 (Princes Risborough)

Hear Today  - FREE Monthly Family Hearing EventThe Last Wednesday Of Every Month - Different Golf Clubs Around The Chilterns You are invited and encouraged to join us for social catch up and a good opportunity for extra help and support with your hearing aids, including help with connectivity, TV and telephone use and a chance to [...]

By |2019-04-18T16:10:51+01:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: Hear Today|Comments Off on Hear Today Event, 24th April 2019 (Princes Risborough)

Your Hearing – A Very Valuable Commodity

Your Hearing – A Very Valuable Commodity It is essential for everyone to take care of their ears and hearing as damage to the auditory system could be irreparable. However, if you have hearing loss it is especially important to preserve and protect your remaining hearing as communicating freely with others [...]

By |2018-08-09T11:28:34+01:00August 9th, 2018|Categories: Aston Hearing, Featured, Invest in Hearing, Latest Publications|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Your Hearing – A Very Valuable Commodity

You Don’t Have to Shout

Losing the privilege to hear normally in one or both ears is more than an unexpected disappointment. It is a bewildering, life-changing event that strikes fear in your heart, as Jay Myers recounts. It could have been the frequent, bone-rattling and often aggressive cough that triggered the outcome. The Consultant ENT Surgeon said [...]

By |2018-07-05T13:05:14+01:00August 1st, 2018|Categories: Aston Hearing, Featured, Invest in Hearing, Noise Protection, Taking Hearing Seriously|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on You Don’t Have to Shout

Why Glue Ear Shouldn’t be Ignored

What is Glue Ear? Glue ear (medical term otitis media) occurs in the middle ear and can be common in children due to the physical contracts of their Eustachian tubes becoming easily blocked and less able to drain. This changes as they grow, the Eustachian tube (Ear's connection to the throat) becomes [...]

Bone Conduction Headphones

Bone conduction headphones involve old technology, but with a modern twist. For years bone conduction has been used to help people with hearing loss, primarily through bone anchored hearing aids. But now the hearing world is catching on, and bone conduction headphones are becoming a popular choice for people with normal [...]

The Happy Hearing Van – Monthly Drop In

The Happy Hearing Van - Monthly Drop In We recognise it is important, wherever possible, to break down the barriers that prevent people from finding information about their hearing. As a result we are delighted to work in partnership with the lovely people at Wyevale World's End Garden Centre, Wendover.  On the last Friday of [...]

By |2018-06-20T14:01:38+01:00June 9th, 2018|Categories: Aston Hearing, Featured, Hear Today, Taking Hearing Seriously|Comments Off on The Happy Hearing Van – Monthly Drop In

Managing Change

Managing Change by Karen Williams (Audiologist at Aston Hearing) Two of my clients have generously shared their personal stories - told in their own words - both embody the Albert Einstein quote. With hearing loss it is all about managing change and finding a new kind of norm. This may sound dramatic but [...]

By |2018-06-09T10:29:49+01:00April 24th, 2018|Categories: Latest Publications|Tags: , |Comments Off on Managing Change
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