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This series of guides has been produced to help deliver more of the recommendations in the Action Plan on Hearing Loss.
Following a speech at the Ear Foundation, Deputy CSO Fiona Carragher highlights the achievements of the Action Plan for Hearing Loss, and reflects on the importance of coordinated action to ensure high quality care for all. Everybody appreciates the importance of hearing as one of our five basic senses which connect us with the world […]
Following the launch in 2016 of Commissioning Services for People with Hearing Loss: A framework for Clinical Commissioning groups, Fiona Carragher, Deputy Chief Scientific Officer will join a range of partners from the health, charity and social care sector, to update on progress to date, including updates on: How CCGs across the country have used […]
A new guide to help organisations responsible for planning and commissioning local hearing services for deaf people and those with diminishing hearing is launched by NHS England today (19 July). The Commissioning Services for People with Hearing Loss – a Framework for Clinical Commissioning Groups, will be presented by the Chief Scientific Officer for England, […]
A new ‘Action Plan on Hearing Loss’ to support services for deaf people and those with diminishing hearing has been produced by NHS England and the Department of Health. The plan has been developed with a number of organisations including Public Health England, hearing loss charities and those whose hearing is directly affected. Aimed at […]
The Chief Scientific Officer’s strategy This healthcare science strategy for England, published in March 2020, that was developed with the healthcare science profession and system partners, outlines how a healthcare science profession fit for the 21st century can help deliver the commitments within the Long Term Plan and ambitions of the National People Plan through […]
Emerging science and innovation Genomics As the Senior Responsible Officer for Genomics, the Chief Scientific Officer works with Genomics England, which was set up to deliver the 100,000 Genomes Project, , with the consent of participants and the support of the public, is creating a lasting legacy for patients, the NHS and the UK economy, […]
Pioneering brain surgery that allows children who are deaf to experience the sensation of hearing for the first time is being made routinely available, NHS England announced today. Two highly specialist teams at hospitals in Manchester and London will perform Auditory Brainstem Implants (ABIs) surgery for children who are deaf across the country. The surgery […]
A commissioning policy is a document that defines access to a service for a particular group of patients. A NICE Technology Appraisal Guideline on the same topic will replace, or be incorporated into, a commissioning policy as appropriate. These are important documents that are developed to ensure consistency in access to treatments nationwide. Addition of […]
NHS England’s National Clinical Director for Dementia and the Deputy Chief Allied Health Professions Officer look at how music can trigger golden memories and benefit people with dementia: Listening to, and enjoying music, is a universal experience. It reflects and directs our mood, and now innovative and more convenient ways of delivering content makes it […]