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Apprenticeship Standard Level 5 approved

August 17, 2018

On the 16th August 2018, The Institute for Apprenticeships shared the information that the Hearing Aid Dispenser Standard has be…

Nomination to the BAA Board of Directors

August 16, 2018

It will soon be time for the BAA to invite nominations for Members to join the Board of Directors. We are aware that some of y…

Action on Hearing Loss appoints Mark Atkinson as Chief Executive

August 13, 2018

National charity Action on Hearing Loss has appointed Mark Atkinson as its new Chief Executive following Paul Breckell’s departu…

BIHIMA half year data shows solid growth in private hearing market

August 12, 2018

The British and Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA) has released the combined Q1 and Q2 results of its m…

NICE is seeking to appoint a Topic Adviser to its Infant, children and young people’s experience of healthcare guideline committee.

August 12, 2018

NICE is seeking to appoint a Topic Adviser to its Infant, children and young people’s experience of healthcare guideline committ…

One Voice Update from our CEO

August 3, 2018

Thank you for those who responded to the One Voice letter from our CEO, Wendy Farrington Chadd. Wendy has given the followin…

Power of Speech Event 2018

August 2, 2018

The Power of Speech event was held at the House of Commons last month. The event was held to challenge perceptions of what deaf …

NHS England Cancer Diagnostics event

July 19, 2018

Samantha Lear, board director for membership, attended NHS England’s “Cancer Diagnostic event: How can scientists contribute tow…

BAA in contact with North Staffs CCG : Re: Implementation of the Nice Guidance on Managing Adult Hearing Loss Assessment and Management in North Staffordshire CCG I

July 19, 2018

President of the BAA, Sue Falkingham, has been in contact with Gemma Hall, Clinical Commissioning Support Manager at North Staff…

BAA working with NICE on 7 documents and work packages

July 19, 2018

BAA represent Audiology in many different forums. Currently we are registered as stakeholders on 7 different NICE documents and …