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New mentor programme launched in UK to support people with hearing loss

HearPeers Mentor Programme matches those with a hearing loss with mentors who have been through similar experiences, and can help them make difficult treatment choices November 17, 2015 – Barnsley, UK – From today, people in the UK will be able to benefit from a new mentoring programme aimed at providing support to those with […]

About Hearing Loss

There are more than 10 million people in the UK with some form of hearing loss. Around 6.4 million are of retirement age (65+) and about 3.7 million are of working age (16 – 64). There are over 45,000 deaf children living in the UK. The World Health Organisation predicts that by 2030 adult onset […]

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About MED-EL

Austria-based MED-EL Medical Electronics is a leading provider of hearing implant systems with 29 subsidiaries worldwide. The family-owned business is one of the pioneers in the industry. The two Austrian scientists Ingeborg and Erwin Hochmair developed the world’s first microelectronic multichannel cochlear  implant in 1977. The cochlear implant was and remains the first replacement of […]