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Launch of the Commissioning Framework in England

July 20, 2016

Tuesday 19th July saw the Parliamentary Launch of an important document for hearing services in England. Commissioning Servi…

Westminster Debate on Deafness

July 20, 2016

The UK Council on Deafness summarised a recent debate in Westminster Hall. Jim Fitzpatrick, who Chairs the All Party Parliament…

BBC iWonder Guide on tinnitus launched

June 24, 2016

The British Tinnitus Association (BTA) is delighted to announce the launch of the BBC iWonder guide on tinnitus ‘How can I stop …


May 16, 2016

RCCP held a meeting with its professional body members on 29th February to discuss changes to registration. Over the last 4 mont…

Malpractice Insurance for Members

April 18, 2016

BAA have negotiated Malpractice Insurance for membership

All ZeniPower mercury-free hearing aid batteries – low risk of batteries exploding during use or if depleted.

March 10, 2016

BAA have been asked to circulate a product recall for SOME ZeniPower batteries, please read the attachment.

NICE release guidance on transition services for young people

March 4, 2016

Latest social care guidance aims to improve and standardise the support for young people who are receiving health or social care…

NHS England Commissioning Framework

February 22, 2016

Members of the BAA Board are currently working with NHS England and the Alliance to pull together the Commissioning Framework. A…

New NHSP Commissioning guidance requires IQIPS Accreditation

February 19, 2016

Commissioning Guidance states: "Audiology departments undertaking audiological assessments on babies referred from screening sho…

RCCP to move towards the Professional Standards Authority Accredited Register

January 25, 2016

RCCP have been campaigning for a number of years to gain statutory registration for its registrants. Following the election resu…