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How to prevent heatwave hearing aid damage

5 Aug 2020

With temperatures set to rocket at the end of the week, now’s a great time to find out about our top tips on heatwave hearing aid care.

Advice for wearing a face mask with hearing aids

24 Jul 2020

As new face covering rules come into force in England we have some advice on wearing a face mask with hearing aids

Waxing lyrical

16 Jul 2020

Ear wax actually does several very useful things. It protects the skin in the ear canal, acts as a defence against dirt and bacteria, and helps to clean and lubricate the ear. But you can have too much of a good thing and excess ear wax can prevent your hearing aids from working properly.

Acrylic earmould production goes digital

8 Jul 2020

Arlington Laboratories are now producing all hard acrylic earmoulds digitally using their 3D printer.

How to prolong the life of your hearing aid batteries

7 Jul 2020

A single hearing aid battery typically lasts between 3 – 10 days depending on your amount of hearing aid use, streaming, and how you care for your hearing aids. To maximise the life of your batteries and optimise the performance of your hearing aids, there are several steps you can take.

A view from the NHS frontline

10 Jun 2020

HARS client Julia, an Advanced Nurse Practitioner at an NHS Urgent Care Centre in Essex, shared her experiences of working on the frontline during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Mary Hare Hearing Centre to reopen

1 Jun 2020

We are very pleased to announce that Mary Hare Hearing Centre will be reopening on Monday 8 June. Booking is essential, so please contact us to arrange your appointment.

Deaf Awareness Week 4 – 10th May 2020 - acquired deafness

6 May 2020

Deaf Awareness Week aims to promote the positive aspects of deafness, promote social inclusion and raise awareness of the huge range of local organisations that support deaf people and their family and friends.

Kindness, community spirit and teamwork reunite a lost hearing aid with its owner

29 Apr 2020

We’ve been able to reunite a lost hearing aid with its owner thanks to an eagle-eyed dog walker.

Deaf Awareness Week 4 – 10th May 2020

12 Mar 2020

The theme of this year’s Deaf Awareness Week is ‘acquired deafness’. Acquired deafness is the loss of hearing that occurs or develops some time during a person's life but was not present at birth.

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