News

At British Society of Audiology we are always very busy. In this section we try to keep you up to date with the news and events that are taking place throughout the year.

BSA, BAA and BSHAA to stage joint event in 2018

BSA, BAA and BSHAA are working together to stage a joint professional development event in 2018. A joint survey of Read more…

BIG needs you! Recruitment for the Balance Interest Group

The British Society of Audiology (BSA) Balance Interest Group (BIG) Steering Committee wishes to recruit two additional members. We are Read more…

MEMBERSHIP CONSULTATION – Minimum Training Guidance on Surveillance Audiometry 2017

The British Society of Audiology’s Professional Practice Group are delighted to send out for consultation the Minimum Training Guidance on Read more…

Action on Hearing Loss Survey for people with hearing loss

Please consider telling your patients about this survey: Do you find it difficult to book GP appointments by phone? Do Read more…

UK Survey on Adult Rehabilitation Outcome Measures

Outcome measures were introduced into the NHS AR service through MHAS (Modernising Hearing Aid Services) in the early 2000’s. However, Read more…

TWJ Foundation – Research Fellowship 2019

TWJ Foundation  Research Fellowship 2019 The Trustees of the TWJ Foundation invite applications for a 12-month TWJ Fellowship commencing 1st Read more…

Research Study: Behavioural and Attitudinal Responses to Cochlear Implantation in Australia and the UK

Seeking hearing aid audiologists to participate in a focus group to explore healthcare professionals’ experience and approaches to working with Read more…

BSA turns 50 – Membership Awards

As part of the celebrations for the BSA turning 50 we have honoured seventeen members from across all areas of Read more…

Recommended procedure for fitting combination aids

On behalf of Magdalena Sereda, PhD, Senior Research Fellow in Tinnitus, British Tinnitus Association Head of Research : The British Read more…

Invite to participate in research priorities for multiple conditions in later life

  You are invited to contribute to an ongoing James Lind Alliance Priority Setting Partnership to identify research priorities for Read more…

BSA becomes a member of the Coalition for Collaborative Care

C4CC is a major alliance which is committed to improving care and support for people with long-term conditions. We bring Read more…

British Society of Audiology and the Ida Institute are in collaboration!

The BSA is pleased to announce our collaboration with the Ida Institute on a new professional development initiative. The Ida Read more…

The Health Foundation’s Toolkit for communicating your research

This toolkit is for researchers to help increase influence and impact in health and health care. Section 1: Planning for Read more…

Alliance for Useful Evidence – do you want to be part of a useful network that champions the use of evidence?

Are you interested in how the use of high quality evidence can inform decision-making and improve social outcomes for citizens? Do Read more…

NHS England’s Clinical Entrepreneurial Programme – Now open to Healthcare Scientists

Are you a healthcare scientist with a great idea for a commercial, social or charitable enterprise? Are you passionate about Read more…

Report on the European Federation of Audiological Societies bi-annual congress and general assembly

The European Federation of Audiological Societies (http://www.efas.ws/index.htm) hosted their bi-annual congress and general assembly in Interlaken Switzerland on 7-10 June Read more…

Global Outreach SIG Survey

Are you interested in or have worked in global outreach audiology/hearing health? If yes, we’d love to hear from you. Read more…

Clinical Facilitator in Audiology

  College of Human and Health Sciences Fixed term Clinical Facilitator in Audiology Ref AC02253 Salary: £32958 to £34956 per Read more…

Hearing Link & Hearing Dogs merger

Hearing Link and Hearing Dogs for Deaf People Merger News Release: Hearing Link and Hearing Dogs for Deaf People merge Read more…

hearX Group launches world-first diagnostic smartphone otoscope – Sign up for up to 35% off

ADVERTISEMENT BY hearScope   A world-first smartphone diagnostic otoscope, hearScope, will be launched via IndieGoGo on 1 August! This is Read more…

REGAIN – an opportunity for people with hearing loss to take part in a clinical trial

REGAIN – an opportunity for people with hearing loss to take part in a clinical trial A team of researchers Read more…

BSA Grow Is Here!

We are delighted to be launching BSA Grow  which is a new membership benefit.   BSA Grow is currently being Read more…

Have your say on future collaborative work

Have your say on future collaborative work One of BSA’s core values is to be openly collaborative across the hearing Read more…

Health Foundation’s Infographic: the social determinants of health

This month the Health Foundation are launching a new series of infographics and accompanying blogs and commentaries to describe and Read more…

Call for interest in PhDs amongst Audiologists and other Clinicians

The NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre is establishing a register of allied health professionals who are interested in undertaking  PhD Read more…

Questionnaire on Vestibulotoxicity

Invitation To Complete A Questionnaire On Vestibulotoxicity I am an ENT consultant currently undertaking a research project as part requirement Read more…

New documentation of interest to commissioners

Two documents relating to adult rehabilitation are now available through this website http://www.thebsa.org.uk/public-engagement/commissioners/ Adult Rehabilitation Services, BSA Information for Service Commissioners Read more…

Update from ISA: World Hearing Day 2017 Activity Repor

A message from Dr Shelly Chadha of WHO:   Thank you for your support and contribution to activities for this Read more…

Office of the Chief Scientific Officer Website now live

The CSO website has been published this week on the NHS England webpage. Access the site to learn about healthcare Read more…

IDA INSTITUTE INTRODUCES NEW E-LEARNING PLATFORM

The Ida Institute has introduced an entirely new eLearning universe for hearing care professionals. The innovative Ida Learning Hall will Read more…

World’s health ministers adopt resolution on the prevention of deafness and hearing loss

The 70th World Health Assembly adopted a new resolution on the prevention of deafness and hearing loss. 20 Member States, Read more…

Research Priorities for Learning Difficulties

Research Priorities for Learning Difficulties is a project to identify the top 10 research priorities for learning difficulties amongst children Read more…

EARSII Ear Sim Questionnaire – You are invited to participate

You may be aware of a current research project that is aiming to develop the next generation of ear simulators Read more…

Member Awards & Recognition as BSA turns 50

Do you know of any members who have worked hard for the BSA? Do you sit on the BSA Council Read more…

Update on Practice Guidelines for Aural Care (Wax Removal)

Following an initial period of consultation, the draft BSA wax removal guidance was removed to allow further consultation from additional Read more…

MEMBERSHIP CONSULTATION – APD Position Statement & Practice Guidance 2017

The British Society of Audiology’s Auditory Processing Disorder Special Interest Group and the Professional Practice Group are delighted to send Read more…

Aminoglycoside-induced vestibular toxicity in children- optimal detection procedure – SURVEY

Would you like to take part in a survey?  This study is being conducted under the supervision of Dr Louisa Read more…

Consultation – BSA Practice Guidance on Aural Care (Wax Removal)

Following a number of comments, we have decided to close the consultation on the first draft of the BSA Wax Read more…

Calls for nominations for Honorary members now being taken

Do you know someone who should be considered for BSA Honorary life membership of the BSA? Is there anyone who Read more…

The Ida Institute introduces new e-Learning Platform and Telecare tools at AudiologyNow!2017

The Ida Institute will introduce an entirely new eLearning universe for hearing care professionals and newly expanded Telecare tools for Read more…

Calling all future Trustees! Progress your career and drive forward the BSA

At our June AGM we will have two vacancies to join the BSA Council. We are looking for two roles Read more…

BSHAA – Win a free place at Congress 2017!

BSHAA – Win a free place at Congress 2017! If you have new research or wish to share your best Read more…

Promoting global action on hearing loss: World hearing day

The need for global action on  hearing loss It is estimated that over 5% of  the world’s population experience disabling Read more…

BSA Global Outreach SIG and World Hearing Day

World Hearing Day 3rd March 2017 “Action For deafness: Make a sound investment” March 3rd is World Hearing Day and Read more…

WHO seminar on Action for hearing loss: make a sound investment

Purpose: This seminar will aim to raise awareness about the economic impact of hearing loss and highlight the cost effectiveness Read more…

MEMBERSHIP CONSULTATION on: Surveillance Audiometry

The Professional Guidance Group are happy to announce that they have reviewed the Recommended Procedure on Industrial Audiometry and have Read more…

MEMBERSHIP CONSULTATION on: Recommended Procedure Pure-tone air-conduction and bone-conduction threshold audiometry with and without masking

The Professional Guidance Group are happy to announce that they have made some minor changes to The Recommended Procedure on Read more…

BIHIMA comes out in support of a national hearing screening programme

The British and Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA) has announced its support for the campaign calling for state-funded hearing Read more…

The American Tinnitus Association (ATA) Launches a New Podcast for the Tinnitus Community

The first episode, A Journey in Tinnitus, is available now! Listen to A Journey in Tinnitus – ATA’s first “Conversations Read more…

World Hearing Day 3rd March 2017 – how you can get involved

3 March is the World Hearing Day with the theme Action for hearing loss: make a sound investment The materials Read more…

Advancing Healthcare Awards – The Shortlist 2017

Outstanding allied health professionals and healthcare scientists from throughout the UK have been shortlisted in this year’s Advancing Healthcare awards. Read more…

Consultation on BSA Practice Guidance

Donna Corrigan, the Chair of the Professional Guidance Group explains how the BSA practice guidance is created and reviewed. The Read more…

Setting up alerts for the International Journal of Audiology

Do you want to be alerted to new articles which may be of use to you? If so, consider setting Read more…

HCPC appoint two new lay members to Council

The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) is pleased to announce the appointment of two new lay members to Council, Read more…

Do you want to be a BSA Trustee?

The role of being a trustee means making decisions that will affect the way the BSA is run; you will Read more…

Toolkit for membership

All societies lose members over time – it’s a natural thing and unless we bring in new members we face Read more…

Tinnitus Awareness Week 2017 – how you can get involved

Tinnitus Awareness Week (TAW) is an annual event which in 2017 is taking place from 6-12 February. Activity will be Read more…

Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Special Interest Group surveys – please help!

The BSA SIG on Tinnitus and Hyperacusis would be grateful if BSA members could take a few minutes to complete Read more…

Building the ultimate skillset for your future job through volunteering

Are you a BSA member? Do you want to progress your career? Have you considered how volunteering for the BSA Read more…

New strategy and change of name for manufacturers Association

The UK industry association representing hearing instrument manufacturer’s is announcing a change of name: formerly the British Hearing Aid Manufacturers Read more…

NEW DOCUMENT – Minimum Training Guidelines for Basic Audiometry & Tympanometry

The Professional Guidance Group are please to announce the publication of the Minimum Training Guidelines for Basic Audiometry & Tympanometry which can be Read more…

In memory of Dr Bethan Davies

  The BSA is sad to announce the death of Dr Bethan Davies.  Dr Davies was a long-time supporter of Read more…

NEW DOCUMENT – Recommended Procedure for Rinne and Weber tuning fork tests

The Professional Guidance Group are please to announce the publication of the Recommended Procedure for Rinne and Weber tuning fork tests which Read more…

NEW DOCUMENT – Minimum Training Guidelines for Ear Examination

The Professional Guidance Group are please to announce the publication of the Minimum Training Guidelines for Ear Examination which can be accessed Read more…

Music and Hearing Aids Research – Participants Required

Music and Hearing Aids Research – Participants Required  We are conducting research into the music listening behaviour of people (aged Read more…

European Federation of Audiological Societies meeting in Cork

Dr Piers Dawes represented the BSA along with Jagit Sethi (representing the BAA) at the European Federation of Audiological Societies Read more…

British Tinnitus Association Small Research Grants are now open

The BTA’s Small Research Project stream is now live and open for applications up to £5,000. Deadline for applications is Read more…

BIG needs you! Recruitment for the Balance Interest Group

The British Society of Audiology (BSA) Balance Interest Group (BIG) Steering Committee wishes to recruit two additional members. We are Read more…

Distinguished Lecture: Prof. C Petit, Institut Pasteur, Paris – Hearing mechanisms & genetic disorders

The University of Southampton is very pleased to announce a Distinguished Lecture given by Professor Christine Petit from Institut Pasteur, Read more…

Calling all members! Help the BSA Grow – “Be one of the 300” project

Help us reach a further 300 new members by the end of this financial year (31st March 2017). All societies Read more…

Withdrawal from NICE accreditation application

In recent years, the BSA Professional Guidance Group (PGG) has been working towards an application for NICE accreditation of our Read more…

New document!

The Professional Guidance Group and the Adult Rehabilitation Interest Group are delighted to announce the publication of Common Principles of Read more…

Updates from the British Tinnitus Association

The BTA have lots of exciting news   First edition of the Annual Tinnitus Research Review  The BTA is delighted Read more…

New film documentary – In Pursuit of Silence

The film In Pursuit of Silence is about our relationship with silence, sound and the impact of noise on our Read more…

Consultation on Commissioner Guidance Documentation for Balance Services

Consultation on Commissioner Guidance Documentation for Balance Services   NHS England recently undertook an information gathering process on clinical audiology Read more…

Do you know about our organisational memberships?

Our organisation membership scheme aims to bring together individuals, organisations and companies to forge a successful future and influence opinions. Read more…

Hear the World Foundation welcomes Professor Kevin Munro to its Advisory Board

Audiology Professor Kevin J. Munro from the University of Manchester, a high-profile figure in the field of audiology, has been Read more…

Update on hearing research funding in UK

The main funder of NHS research, the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), has funded three Biomedical Research Centres for Read more…

New recommended procedure published – Positioning Tests

The Balance Interest Group have updated the “Recommended Procedure for the Hallpike manoeuvre” and have a new document called “Recommended Read more…

BSA Awards Prizes – Thomas Simm Littler Prize and Ruth Spencer Prize

BSA Award Prizes  Thomas Simm Littler Prize and Ruth Spencer Prize Every year members of the BSA are able to Read more…

Further vacancies on the BSA Council

We have up to 3 vacancies still on the BSA Council. Are you someone who wants to make a difference Read more…

Cognition in hearing surveys – please help!

The BSA SIG on Cognition in Hearing would be grateful if BSA members could take a few minutes to complete Read more…

BSA AGM update

All members should be aware that we had our AGM on Monday 5th September and the minutes of these will Read more…

BSA Annual Report & Accounts 2016

The Annual report and accounts are now available – please log on as a member and click through to this Read more…

BAAP (British Association of Audiovestibular Physicians) Hallpike Prize 2016

BAAP (British Association of Audiovestibular Physicians) Hallpike Prize 2016 The prize is awarded annually for the best project of the Read more…

SAVE THE DATE! The British Society of Audiology Annual Conference 2017 29th and 30th June 2017, The Majestic Hotel, Harrogate

BSA would like to announce a change in venue for the 2017 Conference, originally the conference was scheduled to take Read more…

Update on the launch of the National Commissioning Framework

A newsletter on the National Commissioning Framework can be read here: Launch of commissioning Framework Newsletter 160719

NICE Consultation is now open on the draft Transition from children’s to adults’ services quality standard

NICE are pleased to announce that the draft Transition from children’s to adults’ services quality standard is now available on Read more…

Unique skills development opportunity for Hearing Care Assistants

The Vision and Hearing Sciences Department at Anglia Ruskin University has updated their unique short course for NHS Band 2/3 Read more…

NEW DOCUMENT FOR CONSULTATION: Recommended Procedure for Rinne and Weber Tuning Forks

The Professional Guidance Group would like your input on this document which was last updated in 1987. Comments and feedback Read more…

New National Commissioning Framework for Hearing Loss Services launched

A new guide to help organisations responsible for planning and commissioning local hearing services for deaf people and those with Read more…

Do you know we have a new system for membership payment?

We have introduced a new paperless direct debit system called GoCardless, to make paying by direct debit more efficient and Read more…

Update on NICE guidance

Following a consultation to which the BSA responded, NICE have now published the scope document for the development of guidance Read more…

What is the BSA’s accreditation of short courses all about?

Do you know the BSA accredits course providers who train people in basic competencies of Audiology. The British Society of Read more…

Sensory Systems, Technologies & Therapies Master of Research (MRes) Programme

www.ucl.ac.uk/sensyt  

Adult Rehab competition – are you and your team going to win?

The Adult Rehabilitation Interest Group want to hear about your practice, your innovations and what is working well for you. Read more…

Do you want to make a difference to the lives of people with hearing loss globally? New work on Global Outreach

The BSA is working with ENT UK to grow our work on global outreach, which is how we support other Read more…

What being a trustee can do for your career

In September, a number of our trustees come to the end of their terms of office and this means there Read more…

BSA AGM announced

The BSA is pleased to announce that it’s Annual General Meeting will take place on Monday 5th September 2016 at Read more…

‘Right from the Start’ new campaign report launched

A new campaign report, called Right from the Start has recently been launched.   The report – which will be Read more…

Very successful BSA Annual Conference 2016: Overview and photos

The British Society of Audiology Annual Conference, 25-27th April 2016: “Transforming Knowledge to Sound Practice” CLICK HERE for more information Read more…

Professional Doctorate in Hearing Therapy

Aston  University are delighted to be offering a Professional Doctorate in Hearing Therapy Doctor of Hearing Therapy The first UK professional Read more…

BSA research grant results in the first UK decision aid for adults with hearing loss

Fantastic news! Do you want your patients to know more about hearing loss: hearing technology options? Research funded by the Read more…

New membership benefit

Free entry to all BSA journal clubs for members As of this year we are bringing in a new benefit Read more…

Countdown has started for Trustee Elections

Opportunities to shape the BSA In September, a number of our trustees come to the end of their terms of Read more…

Obituary – Remembering Dr. Kevin Patrick Murphy

Obituary  – Dr. Kevin Patrick Murphy Dr. Kevin Patrick Murphy who has died aged 95 will be remembered as a pioneering Read more…

NHS England is calling on female healthcare scientists to apply for one of four unique places on its fellowship programme

  ​​NHS England is calling on female healthcare scientists to apply for one of four unique places on its fellowship programme Read more…

NICE guidance on adult onset hearing loss UPDATE – consultation on scope document underway, comments welcome – Deadline 26th April 2016

NICE guidance on adult onset hearing loss UPDATE – consultation on scope document underway, comments welcome – Deadline 26th April Read more…

NICE recruiting professional and lay members for Hearing loss (adult onset) guideline committee

NICE are recruiting for professional and lay members for the NICE Hearing loss (adult onset) guideline committee. This guidance will Read more…

Are you Fit for the Future?

Ida Institute Fit for the Future Resources Fit for the Future-FINAL

IDA Research Committee Accepting Grant Applications – Deadline 31st March 2016

The Ida Institute has designated USD 30,000 for a maximum of USD 10,000 per grant for 2016.  Application for funding Read more…

TWO NEW DOCUMENTS FOR CONSULTATION: Minimum Training Guidelines for Basic Audiometry and Tympanometry & Ear Examinations

The Documents & Guidance Group would like your input, they have recently updated two Minimum Training Guidance Documents, one on Basic Audiometry and Read more…

Medical Device Alert: All ZeniPower mercury-free hearing aid batteries – low risk of batteries exploding during use or if depleted

 The British Society of Audiology have been informed that an issue has been identified by the Medicines and Healthcare products Read more…

NEW DOCUMENT: Now open for consultation – Practice Guidance on Common Principles of Rehabilitation for Adults in Audiology Services

The Adult Rehabilitation Interest Group would like your input, they have recently updated the “Common principles of rehabilitation for adults with Read more…

NICE developing guidance on adult onset hearing loss – your comments welcome

NICE is developing key UK guidance on the assessment and management of adult onset hearing loss. This is a long Read more…

Important information on Commissioning Framework

The BSA are currently working with other members of the Hearing Alliance to advise NHS England on providing a commissioning Read more…

Student scholarships to the 33rd World Congress of Audiology, 18-21 Sept 2016, Vancouver

Dear ISA members and Affiliate Societies,   The International Society of Audiology (ISA) is pleased to offer a small number Read more…

UCLU Sign Language Society in UCL need your help

The UCLU Sign Language Society has recently been informed that grant requests amounting to £2,852 which were given in the Read more…

LIGHTNING UPDATE: BSA Annual Conference 25-27th April 2016

Quick here for LIGHTNING UPDATE: BSA Annual Conference 25-27th April 2016 by Dr Mel Ferguson

NEW DOCUMENT: Now open for consultation – Recommended Procedure for Cortical Evoked Response Audiometry

The Electrophysiology Special Interest Group would like your input. One of the most useful auditory electrophysiological methods for adults in Read more…

Workshop invitation 22/02/2016 – Hellish Decisions for Audiology and Hearing Healthcare Services

This is a personal invitation from Professor Adrian Davis to attend a workshop on February 22nd 2016 to find solutions Read more…

CLARIFYING AUDIOMETRIC DESCRIPTORS: THEIR VALUE AND LIMITATIONS

While audiometric descriptors may provide a useful summary of an individual’s hearing thresholds, they should not be used as the Read more…

GENERATE’s Research Agenda for ENT, Hearing and Balance Care

GENERATE, together with doctors and researchers in ENT, Hearing and Balance have worked closely with patients and families to develop Read more…

NEW DOCUMENT: Now open for consultation – Recommended Procedure for Positioning tests

The Balance Interest Group have updated the “Recommended Procedure for the Hallpike Manoeuvre” and have a new document called “Recommended Read more…

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Applied & Clinical Research abstract submission for the BSA Annual Conference NEW DATE: 8 JAN 2016

The deadline for the Applied and Clinical Research abstract submission for the BSA Annual Conference has been extended Applied & Read more…

MomENTum Mapping UK Research Activity in ENT, Hearing & Balance

ENT UK is delighted to announce the creation of a database which will showcase current ENT, Hearing and Balance research Read more…

GET INVOLVED: Proposed audit of provision of hearing aids for mild/moderate hearing losses

As an extension to an existing project hosted at the University of Manchester, Prof Kevin Munro and Dr Michael Stone are proposing Read more…

OPPORTUNITY: NICE is seeking an early guideline committee member

The National Clinical Guideline Centre is seeking to recruit an early guideline committee member for the hearing loss guideline (adult Read more…

Professor Kevin J Munro represents BSA: Stop cuts to adult hearing aid provision

Professor Kevin J Munro, immediate past-chair of BSA, represented BSA at the Healthy Staffordshire Select Committee on 25 November to discuss Read more…

Launch of the national research agenda for ENT, Hearing and Balance

The BSA is proud to announce the launch of the national research agenda for ENT, Hearing and Balance. You are invited to Read more…

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Invitation to apply: Position of early member to the hearing loss guideline committee group

CLICK HERE for more information      

HOT OFF THE PRESS: The BSA Strategic Plan: 2016 – 2019

This important document gives a summary of our strategy for the next four years. It is a call to action Read more…

VOTE ONLINE OR BY POST FOR YOUR CANDIDATE: New Trustee for BSA

Following a recent call for nominations for a Trustee on BSA Council to take up post immediately following the AGM Read more…

‘Bending the Spend’: Better ways of expanding access to hearing technology

The BSA was represented by Chair Huw Cooper at the recent launch of this important report ‘Bending the Spend’ produced Read more…

British Society of Audiology Annual Conference 2016

Register now at www.eventsforce.net/bsa2016 We are pleased to announce that the British Society of Audiology Annual Conference, entitled Transforming Knowledge to Sound Read more…

GENERATE Launch: areas of research that need urgent attention: Book now!

We are delighted to announce the launch of GENERATE, the research agenda for ENT, Hearing and Balance care in the Read more…

Congratulations – Roy D. Patterson: Recipient of Silver Medal in Psychological and Physiological Acoustics

Congratulations to…. Roy D. Patterson, a BSA member, named recipient of the Silver Medal in Psychological and Physiological Acoustics Read Read more…

We’re All Ears! Membership Survey

At the BSA we want to know what you think about our membership. Please take 5 minutes out of your Read more…

DISTURBING NEWS: NHS denying people hearing aids!

Press Coverage:   The Guardian: NHS to begin denying people hearing aids for the first time The Daily Mail: NHS Read more…

Stop cuts expanding to the rest of Staffordshire

Update from Chris Wood…   Along with local organisation DeafVibe, we have run a local petition which has now been Read more…

Exciting opportunities: BSA Treasurer, Trustees and more roles – be part of shaping the future!

The British Society of Audiology is at an exciting point in its history and you can be part of shaping Read more…

BSA’s RESPONSE to UK National Screening Committee’s review of evidence for adult hearing screening

The UK National Screening Committee has released its review of the evidence for adult hearing screening, to which the BSA Read more…

TOP 10 PRIORITIES FOR RESEARCH IN MILD-MODERATE HEARING LOSS

The James Lind Alliance priority Setting partnership has identified the top ten priorities for research into mild-moderate hearing loss. At Read more…

BSA Twilight Meeting 12 Nov 2015 – Does Auditory Verbal Therapy have a role on Paediatric Audiology?

CLICK HERE for more information and to register.  

Hearing Aids for Music Survey

Hearing aids for music: exploring the music listening behaviour of people with hearing impairments The team are running a survey Read more…

NOW AVAILABLE: New BSA Tinnitus in Children Practice Guidance

The New BSA Tinnitus in Children Practice Guidance is now available. CLICK HERE or visit the RESOURCES section on our Read more…

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 30 SEPTEMBER 2015: National Adult Aural Rehabilitation Survey

National Adult Aural Rehabilitation Survey Across the UK, there are wide variations in adult aural rehabilitation practice offered by audiology Read more…

FINAL CHANCE: Priority Setting Partnership for Mild to Moderate Hearing Loss

James Lind Alliance Priority Setting Partnership for Mild to Moderate Hearing Loss – your chance to decide the top 10 Read more…

BSA APPLIED RESEARCH GRANT – DEADLINE 11 SEPTEMBER 2015

Apply for a BSA Applied Research Grant now! Deadline 11 September 2015. For more information and an application from CLICK Read more…

LATEST NEWS: North Staffs Hearing Aid commissioning situation

For the latest news on the North Staffs Hearing Aid commissioning situation – CLICK HERE

HAPPY BIRTHDAY: New BSA website celebrates its first birthday!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! New BSA website celebrates its first birthday. We are celebrating the new BSA website’s high hit rate, international Read more…

New edition of Audacity now available to BSA Members

Being a BSA Member means that you have access to the most recent edition of Audacity! Audacity is crammed full Read more…

SAVE THE DATE: BSA Annual Conference 25-27 April 2016

The British Society of Audiology are delighted to announce that their inaugural conference will be hosted at the Ricoh Arena, Read more…

CONGRATULATIONS to Prof David R. Moore & APD Group

Congratulations to Prof David R. Moore who recently received the ‘Career Award in Hearing or Balance’ at the American Academy of Read more…

UPCOMING TALK: 7th July 2015 – HTA funding and developing studies

IMPORTANT OPPORTUNITY The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network (CRN): Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Specialty would Read more…

NOW AVAILABLE: CHAIRMAN’S MESSAGE – SPRING 2015

CLICK HERE for the Chairman’s Message – Spring 2015

NEW ACTION PLAN: The new Action Plan on Hearing Loss is now available

The BSA are pleased to report the publication of the Action Plan on Hearing Loss. CLICK HERE for the report  Read more…

NORTH STAFF CUTS TO HEARING AIDS – BBC COVERAGE OF THIS DISTURBING DEVELOPMENT

CLICK HERE for BBC Coverage CLICK HERE for more information The BSA and other stakeholder groups are greatly concerned with the Read more…

CALL TO ACTION: North Staffs Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Board Approves Eligibility (Rationing) Criteria for Adult Hearing Aids

North Staffs Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Board Approves Eligibility (Rationing) Criteria for Adult Hearing Aids. In Summer 2014 The CCG Read more…

PATIENT CHOICE IN ADULT HEARING SERVICES: Monitor’s 2014 findings

‘Monitor’, the sector regulator for Health Services in England, ran a project in 2014 and invited views from patients, commissioners, Read more…

Quick guide: Here’s how to ask your MP to sign the Early Day Motion on Hearing loss

Ask your MP to sign the Early Day Motion on Hearing loss Alan Meale MP tabled an Early Day Motion Read more…

IN MEMORY of Professor Carole Hackney

The BSA is sad to announce the recent passing away of Professor Carole Hackney. Carole was an eminent auditory neuroscientist Read more…

WITH GREAT SADNESS (updated with funeral arrangments): Carole Hackney, Professor of Neuroscience, has passed away

Carole Hackney, Professor of Neuroscience, has passed away suddenly. Carole was a very well known and much respected researcher, BSA Read more…

EAR AID NEPAL: Exciting volunteering opportunities in Nepal and good news story

EAR AID NEPAL supports people in Nepal who have ear disease and deafness.  To learn more about their inspiring work Read more…

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF AUDIOLOGY FEB 2015, Vol. 54 now available online

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF AUDIOLOGY FEB 2015, Vol. 54 & National Hearing Conservation Association (NHCA) Supplement…  NOW AVAILABLE to BSA MEMBERS Read more…

MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN DEVELOPING AUDIOLOGY IN GHANA – Volunteering opportunties and donations

In a recent Lightning Update Prof Kevin Munro highlighted the value of supporting the development of Audiology in Ghana. There is already Read more…

GOOD NEWS: North, East and West Devon CCG is now dropping plans to ration hearing aids

UPDATE: 13 January Hearing aid rationing update It is reported that North, East and West Devon CCG is now dropping Read more…

ONGOING UPDATE: On health of Professor Adrian Davis, former BSA Chairman

UPDATE: 22/10/2014 Adrian continues to make excellent progress. He is now at home, where he is receiving the medical and therapy Read more…

AVAILABLE TO MEMBERS: 2014 Annual Report available

Available to members http://www.thebsa.org.uk/members-pages/      

6th August: From Council member John Day who represented the BSA at a ‘technical’ meeting with the North Staffordshire CCG on 23rd July at Newcastle-under-Lyme.

Update 6th August: From Council member John Day who represented the BSA at a ‘technical’ meeting with the North Staffordshire Read more…

IMPORTANT UPDATE – North Staffordshire CGC Proposals for Individuals Requiring Hearing Aids With Mild/Moderate Hearing Loss

The BSA is responding to proposals by the North Staffordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) that if implemented would see decommissioning Read more…

Hot off the press – The Chairman’s Summer 2014 Message.

Transforming BSA: progress means new challenges The origins of international paediatric audiology can be traced to the death of a Read more…

BSA’s response to North Staffordshire Clinical Commissioning Group’s proposal to cut hearing aid services

The BSA is responding to proposals by the North Staffordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) that if implemented would see decommissioning Read more…

Open for Public Consultation- Practice Guidance: Tinnitus in Children and Teenagers

The Practice Guidance: Tinnitus in Children and Teenagers is now open for consultation. You have invited to give feedback about Read more…

Stop cuts to NHS Hearing Aids

North Staffordshire CCG are considering no longer providing hearing aids to adults with mild to moderate age-related hearing loss. Please Read more…

BSA Annual Conference 2014 Registration & Booking Now Open

The fifth joint Annual, Clinical and Experimental Conference of the British Society of Audiology is to be held at the Read more…

New BSA Website

Welcome to our new BSA Website! In line with the dynamic and forward-thinking work of the BSA, we decided that Read more…

BSA Journal Club Revival

The recent journal club on Adult Hearing Screening, organised by Jane Wild and Helen Henshaw, held at Nottingham Hearing Biomedical Read more…