Live Transcribe App!

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What is Live Translate? Google seem relentless in their investment in new and exciting technology and applications, and one of their more recent endeavours is Live Transcribe. As the name suggests, the app has one single purpose, to transcribe spoken audio into written text, though it does so with surprising clarity. You may have seen… Read more »

Hearing Loss Statistics in the UK!

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Hearing Loss Statistics in the UK When it comes to hearing loss in the UK, the statistics speak for themselves. 1 in 6 people in the UK have some degree of hearing loss. In terms of what causes the hearing loss, it’s a mix of hereditary factors, ear infections/diseases, exposure to loud noise and, of… Read more »

Ten Facts About Hearing!

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Ten Facts – Hearing Is Amazing!   The ear intricately routes sound waves in the air through to your brain, where they can be understood as intelligible, distinct noise. By carrying out this process, your ears enable you to communicate, learn and better understand the world around you. Below, we have some facts about the way… Read more »

Starkey Livio

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What’s New? Starkey have unveiled their newest hearing aid, the Livio AI. Starkey have combined the conventional hearing aid app with an element of health and fitness, which has birthed a new approach to hearing aids, hopefully, one which will reduce the stigma surrounding wearing them. When asked about the Livio, Starkey President Brandon Sawalich responded… Read more »

Tis the Season to be Hearing!

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It’s Christmas Time! Christmas is the season for giving, but it’s also the time for families to come together and enjoy that all-important Christmas roast! Turkey, mince pies and mistletoe. What could possibly interfere in such a jolly period? Unfortunately, not everybody enjoys the wonderment and merriness of Christmas to its fullest. People with hearing… Read more »

Saffron Walden Market Day Event!

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One of Many! After the success of both our sensory awareness radio show with Chris Mann (BBC Radio Cambridgeshire), and our Busy Market Stall in Newmarket, our team at Hearing Healthcare Centre recently set out on our latest venture; to further raise awareness of those living with sensory deprivation! This time, we ‘set up shop’ in… Read more »

NHS Spends £3m Removing Objects From Ears and Noses!

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Over £3m Spent Removing Objects from Ears/Noses! An interesting study labelled “Will Children Ever Learn?” was recently conducted, which analysed the number of patients attending hospital to have something removed from their ears or nose. The study finds that between 2010 and 2016, 8,752 foreign bodies were found and removed from the noses of children… Read more »

Dexterity Assessment Tool – Introducing the DexBox!

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Introducing the DexBox! We’re always working on projects behind the scenes here at Hearing Healthcare Centre, usually trying to improve the service we provide to our clients along their journey. In the past, we’ve showcased audio illusions, disproved dangerous wax removal techniques, and informed clients on the best ways to communicate with hearing impaired individuals…. Read more »

A Successful Campaign!

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Sensory Awareness Campaign Hearing Healthcare Centre hosted a sensory awareness event over the weekend in the Guineas shopping centre, Newmarket. Visitors were invited to experience what it felt like to have sensory problems and understand the difficulties experienced by sufferers. We had a number of simulations, each challenging the user with a new adversity.  … Read more »

Bernafon’s New Smart Aid

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Bernafon’s Exciting, Smart Aid For several years, our clients have been enjoying the benefits of smartphone-compatible hearing aids. Until recently, these smartphone-compatible hearing aids have only been available in Behind-The-Ear (BTE) and Receiver-In-Canal (RIC) form factors. For our clients that prefer the more discrete and comfortable feel of a custom, In-The-Ear (ITE) product, smartphone functions… Read more »