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About Michael Cook

Michael joined Aston Hearing in February 2017, starting out on reception and then progressing onto the marketing team. As well as working on the marketing team, Michael works with our partners to make sure the right artwork is given to them for publications and festivals. In 2018 Michael has attained a new job role which involves keeping an eye on the repairs which go out of house, keeping tabs on where they are and making sure that clients are kept up-to-date, offering additional support where needed. As well as working on in-house repairs, Michael has become well known for his technological knowledge which allows him to support clients with any connectivity issues they may experience with their hearing aids. Outside of work Michael is passionate about wildlife photography and music.

Driving with a hearing loss

It is a common misconception that you cannot drive if you have a hearing loss. It is in fact perfectly legal for you to drive a car or motorcycle and research has shown that drivers with a hearing loss are no more likely to cause an accident than those with good hearing. In [...]

Day 1: ReSound Quattro

Michael's initial experiences with the NEW ReSound Quattro hearing system. His thoughts on the sound, Features and even the packaging. Michael will be posting a new video next week with more in-depth thoughts of the ReSound Quattro and how they are different in everyday situations compared to the ReSound 3D. At this moment [...]

NICE Guildines

We are delighted to see that hearing loss has been given a priority in the latest guidelines from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).  The section entitled ‘Hearing Loss in Adults: assessment and management’ covers some aspects of managing hearing loss in primary, community and secondary care.  The guidelines offer [...]

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Brain Training

Lynda Shaw PhD CPsychol Lynda is a cognitive neuroscientist and business psychologist. Lynda has lectured in Psychology and Neuroscience at Brunel University and conducted research on brain function and impairment, specialising in consciousness, emotion and the effects of ageing. “Lynda’s conviction and enthusiasm is infectious - it is so exciting to spend [...]

Me and My Hearing

I’m part of a magical generation: the Baby Boomers, born just after World War II. There are a lot of us – the year I arrived, in 1946, a million babies were born in the UK, and most of us are still around. In fact we have 15 million retired people, and [...]

Would you get your hearing devices from Apple?

As a technology hobbyist and Apple fan I am inclined to stand firm on what I believe in. However, I can say that Apple will no longer be the company to invent the next best gadget, in my opinion their “One more thing” has truly disappeared into the big multi billion company [...]

Mission to Armenia

In 2017 our audiologist Paula Cook joined a hearing mission to Armenia, to provide technology and expertise to people in need. Paula was part of a 17 strong contingent from the UK who travelled to the Armenian capital, Yerevan. This was the first time a UK team has fitted devices in an [...]

The Earbud Epidemic

What is an ‘earbud’? Well you don’t have to look very far to see one - they are everywhere. It is becoming a rare occasion to see a teenager who isn’t ‘plugged in’. Earbuds, earphones, headphones, Bluetooth® devices—they're everywhere today—plugged into mobile phones, iPods®, MP3 players, computers, tablets, and more. They're used by kids, teens [...]