Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss (SSHL)

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Lockdown FAQ’s: HEARING AND COVID-19

What to do if you have an ear infection; If you need medical assistance, the NHS advice during the COVID pandemic is as follows; Use the NHS 111 online service at www.nhs.uk or call the 111 helpline number if you cannot get help online. Call your GP who may offer a consultation over [...]

Sunday Express SSHL Article

A double page spread raising the very real issue of SSHL - Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss - it has taken us a very long time to get this level of attention and we are very grateful to the Sunday Express for running this story. Let’s keep it going #SSHL#Takinghearingseriously #48hourstosaveyourhearing#emergencyaudiology

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 [...]

Living with Deafness | Day 5: Deaf Support

Deaf Awareness WeekWelcome to Deaf Awareness Week UK (6-12th May) and allow me to take you on a journey through my experiences of living with deafness. I am totally deaf on one side and have some hearing in the other ear, boosted by modern hearing technology. I have been a hearing aid wearer [...]

Living with deafness | DAY 3: Driving

Deaf Awareness WeekWelcome to Deaf Awareness Week UK (6-12th May) and allow me to take you on a journey through my experiences of living with deafness. I am totally deaf on one side and have some hearing in the other ear, boosted by modern hearing technology. I have been a hearing aid wearer [...]

Living with Deafness | Day 2: Cooking

Deaf Awareness WeekWelcome to Deaf Awareness Week UK (6-12th May) and allow me to take you on a journey through my experiences of living with deafness. I am totally deaf on one side and have some hearing in the other ear, boosted by modern hearing technology. I have been a hearing aid wearer [...]

Living with deafness | Day 1: Shopping

Deaf Awareness WeekWelcome to Deaf Awareness Week UK (6-12th May) and allow me to take you on a journey through my experiences of living with deafness. I am totally deaf on one side and have some hearing in the other ear, boosted by modern hearing technology. I have been a hearing aid wearer [...]

Article on Wendover Arms: I lost my Hearing in a Day

Nikki Magrath (55) from Amersham has suffered from hearing problems since early childhood but her life changed entirely when she lost her hearing in a single day.“I had childhood conductive hearing loss which left me virtually deaf in one ear, but my other ear was fully functioning, and I managed for 40 years until [...]

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