Action on Hearing Loss www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk
Action on Hearing Loss is a registered charity providing support for people with hearing loss and tinnitus. They provide day-to-day care for people who are deaf and have additional needs, supply communication services and training, offer practical advice to help people protect their hearing. They also campaign to change public policy around hearing loss issues as well as supporting research into an eventual cure for hearing loss and tinnitus.
British Academy of Audiology www.baaudiology.org
The British Academy of Audiology (BAA) is the largest association of professionals in hearing and balance in the UK. Its membership extends internationally and provides services in both the public and private sector. The BAA aims to help its members to develop in their professional skills, provide a benchmark for quality and professional standards and promote audiology as an autonomous profession.
British Society of Audiology www.thebsa.org.uk
The British Society of Audiology was founded in 1966 and is now by far the largest audiology society in Europe. Its main aim is to increase knowledge of hearing and balance and to enhance audiological practice by dissemination and education through its multi-disciplinary approach, with members from all areas of audiology.
British Tinnitus Association www.tinnitus.org.uk
The British Tinnitus Association (BTA) is a registered charity set up to be the primary source of support and information for people with tinnitus in the UK, facilitating an improved quality of life. It aims to encourage prevention through its educational programme and to seek effective treatment for head noise through a medical research programme.
Deafness Support Network www.dsnonline.co.uk
Deafness Support Network works across Cheshire and other neighbouring areas to provide a wide range of services for adults and children with hearing loss.
Ear Foundation www.earfoundation.org.uk
The Ear Foundation is a registered charity set up to bridge the gap between clinic-based services, where today’s exciting hearing technologies such as cochlear implants are fitted and home, school and work where they are used in daily life.
Health & Care Professions Council www.hcpc-uk.org
The Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) is a regulatory body which was set up to protect the public. To do this, the HCPC keep a register of health professionals who meet their standards for their training, professional skills, behaviour and health. The HCPC currently regulate 15 health professions including clinical scientists and hearing aid dispensers.
Menieres Society www.menieres.org.uk
The Ménière’s Society is a UK registered charity dedicated solely to supporting people with Ménière’s disease and other vestibular disorders causing dizziness and imbalance. The Society provides information to patients and those who care for them, health professionals and the general public.
National Cochlear Implant Users Association www.nciua.org.uk
The NCIUA is the sole Association in the UK that represents all Cochlear Implant users. The NCIUA mission is to offer help to everyone who might benefit from a cochlear implant; to campaign for them to have the opportunity to do so; and to represent the ongoing interests of cochlear implant users.
National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS) www.ndcs.org.uk
The National Deaf Children’s Society is the leading charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people. NDCS offer free information and support to families with a deaf child as well as running various activities and events where deaf children and young people can learn new skills, gain confidence and meet other deaf children.
Mr David Luff (ENT Consultant) www.entsurgery.net
Mr David Luff is a Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon at the Countess of Chester Hospital. He is a Consultant Otolaryngologist at the Countess of Chester Hospital and Honorary Clinical Lecturer at Liverpool Medical School. Mr Luff also sees patients privately at the Grosvenor Nuffield Hospital.
Mr Jawed Tahery (ENT Consultant) www.nuffieldhealth.com/consultants/tahery-jawed
Mr Jawed Tahery is a Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon at the Countess of Chester Hospital. Mr Tahery also sees patients privately at the Grosvenor Nuffield Hospital.
Mr Robert Temple http://roberttemple.com/
Mr Robert Temple is a Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon at the Countess of Chester Hospital. Mr Temple also sees patients privately at the Grosvenor Nuffield Hospital and the Spire Cheshire Hospital.