Hear4U in Leicester, (one of our associates) has just begun a new initiative with the help of some hearing aid manufacturers to offer the very latest hearing aids at dramatically reduced cost to UK Veterans. The family owned hearing aid business based in Hinckley and Leicester have more than a little experience with the hearing loss of Veterans, as Ben, one of the co-founding couple, is an ex Royal Artillery man.
UK Veterans Hearing Help
Ben suffers from what is colloquially known as Gunner Ear, a severe noise induced high frequency hearing loss which he picked up in the artillery. Sam, his wife and co-founder of the business has been treating his hearing loss for some time. As a services family they both decided that the wanted to do something to recognise and support UK Veterans of all of the Armed Forces. Out of this desire was born UK Veterans Hearing Help, in essence Sam and Ben went to two of the biggest hearing device manufacturers and asked them to help.
Phonak and GN Resound To Be Applauded
Both Phonak and GN Resound were of a like mind and agreed to support the initiative by providing their hearing aids under the scheme. Both manufacturers should be applauded, they have provided the very latest technology available to the scheme without any restraints.
A National Movement
Sam and Ben hope to bring the movement National, getting more and more Independent hearing healthcare professionals involved in a network of providers. We think it is a fantastic initiative and we hope that they are successful expanding the network. If you are a Veteran or you know a Veteran with a hearing loss, you can contact them on 01455 234 600.