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View our updates on our work across the UK. Please contact the press office if you would like more information.

2020

Action on Hearing Loss London staff to work flexibly from home for the foreseeable future

Charity calls on Scottish Government to issue clear guidance on face coverings

Charity celebrates win on government guidance for mandatory face coverings on public transport for those who lip read

Action on Hearing Loss has PRIDE in championing equality and inclusivity

Charity calls on government to issue urgent guidance about mandatory face coverings

Gene discovery in fruit flies ‘opens new doors’ for hearing loss cure in older people

Disabled people failed by Government as vital services miss out on funding

Government’s new NHS Test and Trace programme needs to be accessible to all

Progress made on accessible information on coronavirus for Deaf and hearing loss community

Charity calls on the nation to implement effective communication tips to ensure face covers don’t isolate those living with deafness and hearing loss

National charity responds to coronavirus pandemic by launching new BSL Information Service and emergency appeal

Group of leading charities call on the government for better accessibility

Action on Hearing Loss furloughs staff but pledges to top up wages during coronavirus crisis

Increasing confidence at work

25,000 people in rural communities now more confident tackling hearing loss

East Renfrewshire residents invited to hearing loss charity’s pop up event in Barrhead

Statement responding to the UK Health Research Analysis 2018

More than £22,000 raised at Belfast Summer Concerts

Hearing Medicines Discovery Syndicate launches to fast-track the development of hearing therapeutics

Spotlight on Newtownards Hearing Aid Maintenance Volunteers

2019

Charity calls for more training for GPs supporting people distressed by tinnitus

New genes identified in hearing loss, providing treatment hope

Reach for the Sky

Belfast Volunteer Fundraising group raise £1500

Statement on HRH The Duke of York

Supporting teachers with hearing loss

Saintfield man raises more than £400

Councillor Fiona Campbell supports charity’s hearing aid support service in Hurlford

Kilmarnock residents invited to pop in to Hearing Loss Charity’s town centre pop-up shop

Humza Yousaf MSP urges Pollok’s hearing aid users to drop in to charity’s services

Councillor Anthea Dickson supports charity’s local hearing aid support service

Aberdeen woman’s sudden hearing loss inspires her charity run

Chef lands new job with help from Specialist Employment Programme

Councillor Timothy Billings supports charity’s hearing aid support service in Arran

Our Northern Ireland Information Team are making a big difference

9 out of 10 CCGs in England don’t hold basic information needed to provide good hearing aid services

£1.4 million investment to advance cell therapy to treat hearing loss

Employment Programme celebrates success

Action on Hearing Loss announces two senior appointments

Cochlear implants to be made available for more people with deafness and hearing loss

2018

Statement on Ofcom’s recommendations to the government on the accessibility requirements for on-demand services

Action on Hearing Loss awarded with Investing in Volunteers standard

Know your decibels! Ten of the loudest sounds out there

Hearing aid services in Northern Ireland highly rated by patients

Audiovisual display about cochlear implant sounds launches at Victoria and Albert Museum

Patricia Gibson MP impressed by charity’s community hearing support service in Ardrossan

Students at risk of irreversible damage to hearing and tinnitus this freshers’ week

Action on Hearing Loss appoints Mark Atkinson as Chief Executive

Sussex Deaf Association merges with Action on Hearing Loss

People with deafness and hearing loss still feel stigmatised shows charity poll

People with deafness and hearing loss still don’t enjoy full access to healthcare

Young people at risk from loud music hearing damage says charity

Hearing loss charity urges GPs to tackle tinnitus during Tinnitus Week 2018

2017

Misunderstood hearing disorder holding back children in school

Free hearing aids cut on the NHS for the first time