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Our mission is to offer clear, honest advice on hearing care, earwax removal and hearing aids. We have extensive experience with both the hearing aid profession (Hearing Aid Dispensers) and the hearing aid industry (Manufacturers). We want to make this experience and knowledge available to you. We will provide information on Independent Hearing Healthcare Professionals and the hearing aids and hearing care they provide.

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“The information you need to make informed decisions about your hearing”

Struggling to hear people clearly, arguing over the volume of the TV? Avoiding going to places because it is too difficult to understand what people are saying? You are not alone, many people like you have similar problems, it's not about the volume, it's about clarity, and if people stopped damned mumbling you would be doing fine! Does that sound a bit familiar?

Being able to hear and communicate with ease makes a massive difference to our lives and our well-being, something that we do not realise until we have a problem. We believe that everyone should have the pleasure of hearing well and the benefits it brings to their lives. 

Finding out what to do about it is when the problems start. You are faced with a load of technical gobbledygook that you need to try to decipher before you can make decisions. We think we can fix that problem.

We have extensive experience in the hearing profession, one of us as a customer and the other as both a hearing professional and a sales manager in a hearing aid manufacturer. We want to share our knowledge so that we can equip people with hearing loss with the information they need to make good decisions about their hearing and their treatment. 

We also have extensive experience with Independent hearing professionals across the world; we want to share our knowledge of them, their commitment to delivering the best hearing aids and the best care. We think that they should be rewarded for their ethos and ideals and you need the information about professionals who are committed to their customers.

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What is Voice First & What Will it Mean For Hearing Aids?

Many hearing aid users probably haven't heard of voice first, even the ones who are actually using voice first devices. So what is it and why might it be relevant to the future of hearing aids? Let's talk.

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Signia announces the introduction of the new Xperience

Signia has announced the introduction of their new Xperience hearing aids, the devices are their first ever to use onboard motion sensors to help people hear better. The devices should be available near you in the next couple of months.

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Bluetooth Classic Versus BTLE in Hearing Aids

While most of the hearing aid manufacturers have gone with BTLE, one of the manufacturers has gone with Bluetooth Classic. They both have big pros and cons, but what are they and what do you need to consider when choosing.

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Oticon Introduces New CROS/BiCROS Device

Oticon has introduced a new CROS/BiCROS device that is based on the Velox S platform. The device has TwinLink technology which means that it can support speech awareness from your bad side and wireless streaming at the same time.

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SignHealth launches support text service for Deaf people in crisis

SignHealth, the UK-based charity offering Deaf people assistance with health issues, has launched a text-based support service for those suffering with mental health problems.

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Oticon Introduce Most Powerful Hearing Aid Yet For Severe to Profound

Oticon is bringing the fascinating Opn technology to a whole new group with the introduction of the Xceed and Xceed Play. The devices include the most powerful hearing aid ever produced for people with severe to profound hearing loss

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Lythe school introduce BSL lessons to the curriculum

The British goverment are working to introduce British Sign Language (BSL) as a second language option at GCSE level of examination. Lythe primary school in Yorkshire have taken the intiative and will be teaching their kids BSL in the coming year.

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So what mobile phones will have Made For Android and when?

So Made For Android is now a real working thing, and the lucky few with Pixel 3 phones and LiNX Quattros are doubtless loving it. The question on the lips of many is when will it make it to other phones, and when will it make it to other hearing aid brands?

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Made For Android Arrives, Android 10 Supports Direct Connection

It seems that ReSound has a couple of things to celebrate, the announcement of the first Made For iPhone CIC, and now the announcement that Made For Android has finally arrived. Android 10 has begun to roll out to Pixel phones and it has the ASHA protocol on it, it means that if you have a Quattro and a Google Pixel 3, you will get direct streaming of audio and calls when you update your phone.

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Consumer hearing aid advice book

The Authors of The Little
Book of Hearing Aids

Independent hearing aid advice guide

Confused about buying a hearing aid?

Buying hearing aids can be quite a daunting affair, not least because understanding the choices and technology available can be difficult. I have set out to make the incomprehensible gibberish understandable, explaining the types of hearing aids, their pros and cons, their technology and features in clear language.

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Helping You Understand Hearing Aids

Simple Honest hearing aid Advice

The amount of information available around hearing aids can be confusing and overwhelming. Technobabble about technology levels and features can be hard to decipher and want to make you run into the street screaming. You just want a damned hearing aid that will help you hear! We want to help you find one with simple, clear and easy to understand information about the features and the benefits, and what you can expect

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Real Ear Measurements in hearing aid fitting

Real Ear Measurements Are Imperative For Hearing Aids

Gold Standard Hearing Aid Fitting

Real Ear Measurements, REMs or Speech Mapping are imperative for best practice hearing aid fitting. It is our best advice to you, to find a hearing care provider who does offer them when you are purchasing hearing aids. Ask any provider you deal with, do they offer probe tube measurements, if they say no, tell them you will go somewhere else.

Hearing Test Consultation

A Network of Hearing Aid Providers in The UK and Ireland

Independent hearing Aid Centres

You might not know it already, but finding the right hearing healthcare professional is important to the outcome of the process. We want to make sure that you don't find out the hard way. We are building a network of trusted Independent Hearing Aid Centres so you can easily get the care and attention of a skilled and committed pro

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A Network of Earwax Removal Specialists in The UK and Ireland

Independent Earwax removal Centres

We are building a network of trusted Independent earwax removal specialists so you can easily get the care and attention of a skilled and committed pro

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What is Microsuction Earwax Removal & Why Does it Matter?

Many Independent Hearing Healthcare Professionals are offering Microsuction earwax removal, but what is it and why would it be better than other forms of ear cleaning?

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The Best Hearing Aids

The latest hearing aids from the best hearing aid brands

Widex hearing aids
Widex Hearing Aids

The latest Widex Hearing Aids including the Unique and Evoke Range

Unitron Hearing Aids
Unitron Hearing Aids

The latest Unitron Hearing Aids including the Tempus and Max Range

Starkey hearing aids
Starkey Hearing Aids

The latest Starkey Hearing Aids including the Made For iPhone Range

ReSound Hearing Aids
ReSound Hearing Aids

The latest Resound Hearing Aids including the Linx 3D and Quattro Range

Oticon Hearing Aids
Oticon Hearing Aids

The latest Oticon Hearing Aids including the new Opn S Brain Hearing Technology

Signia Hearing Aids
Signia Hearing Aids

The latest Signia Hearing Aids including the Styletto Connect and Nx Made For iPhone Technology range

Bernafon Hearing Aids
Bernafon Hearing Aids

The latest Bernafon Hearing Aids including the amazing Zerena range

Phonak Hearing Aids
Phonak Hearing Aids

The latest Phonak Hearing Aids including the Belong and Marvel Range

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