Getting it right for hearing
Getting it right for hearing

Curtains up! Experiences of theatre-goers with hearing loss revealed

Poor experiences are commonplace for people with hearing loss who attend theatres or concert halls. That is one of the main findings from a survey…

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Hearing in the workplace – experiences of office employees

Well-being and productivity of office-based staff is being negatively affected by a range of hidden issues connected with the way that people hear. These…

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New telephone technology is talking point

“Voices were not louder but the sound definition was crisper and far easier to understand.”  This is what Francis Masserick said when I asked him to…

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Survey Findings: Theatres and Concert Halls

Read the full story on our blog here. Question 1 Have you ever been to a theatre or concert hall and had a poor experience…

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Review places you visit

Help us gather data on issues connected with listening, hearing, communication and sound in public places. Our ‘Getting It Right For Hearing‘ project is…

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More than 1,100 respond to questionnaire about phone use

A total of 1,135 people responded to our important questionnaire on phone use. This has generated robust and comprehensive data that we are now…

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Sounds Good Charter Mark – recognising excellence

I am delighted and excited! My associates at Access Solutions have today published their Sounds Good Charter Mark, which recognises excellence in accessibility for…

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Revealing picture exposes the effort of listening

I feel wrong for saying this but I’m quite glad about accusations made today (15 September) against MP Alec Shelbrooke. Unkind and untrue though…

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Is it hard work to hear in your workplace?

I am astonished at the response to the research we are doing into the subject of hearing in the workplace. Many people have been…

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Setting the priorities for research into mild to moderate hearing loss

One of the hardest things that I have done recently was to help set the priorities for research into mild to moderate hearing loss. It was a…

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