The Audiology Department at County Durham and Darlington NHS
Foundation Trust is holding an awareness day on 26th
September at Northgate United Reformed Church in Northgate
Darlington. This event is in connection with Deaf Awareness
Week to help people with hearing and hearing loss
problems. Free information will be provided. The drop in
session starts at 10:30 and finishes at 3:30pm.
Joanne Close, Audiology Services Manager said: " This is a
great opportunity for people to come along and see what services
the Audiology Department can offer, view our latest modern hearing
aid range, get advice from our qualified, professional NHS staff
and have their hearing screened too. We will also have the
facility on the day to allow people to see down their own ear canal
and view their ear drum with our video-linked technology."
The last week in September is Deaf Awareness Week. It is also
known as the International Week of the Deaf (or International Week
of Deaf People). The purpose of Deaf Awareness Week is to draw
attention to deaf people, their accomplishments and their
issues. During this week, many deaf organisations hold
activities to celebrate and conduct public information campaigns to
educate people about deafness
'Care received was fantastic and I was very well looked after
and very impressed.'
Patient, Day Surgery, Darlington Memorial Hospital