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Next Generation Text Relay Service

At a meeting in May with UKCoD’s Deaf Access to Communications group, BT apologised for the delay in launching the Next Generation Text Relhttp://deafcouncil.org.uk/deaf-access-to-communications.htmlay service and reiterated their commitment to delivering the new service. They acknowledge the disappointment, frustration and anger that many feel, and recognise the need to rebuild trust and confidence in the […]

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Stop the cuts to NHS hearing aid services

Action on Hearing Loss are taking action in response to the proposed decommissioning by North Staffordshire CCG of hearing aid provision for people with mild or moderate age-related hearing loss, which many of you will have heard about. How can you help? There are three ways you can get involved right now to help us […]

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Calling on hearing screening to be introduced at 65

PRESS RELEASE Over 10m people in the UK have a hearing loss–this isolates, leads to other conditions and reduces access to care. A new website is being launched soon but the report is available online at this address https://www.dropbox.com/s/tllhmdelbr6gxn7/Hearing%20Screening%20for%20Life%20report%20FINAL.pdf?m

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Communications Review

Jim Edwards, Chair of UK Council on Deafness wrote to Ed Vaizey MP, Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries in June, welcoming recent commitment to explore the improvement of broadcast access services for people with sensory loss in the Communications Green Paper. A reply has been received

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Communications Review Update

UKCoD write to Ed Vaizey MP, Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), welcoming recent commitment to explore the improvement of broadcast access services for people with sensory loss in the Communications Green Paper. Letter to Ed Vaisey MP

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