World Allied Health Professions Day
Allied health workers seek a fair go New Zealand’s 30,000-strong allied health workforce is using World Allied Health Professionals Day to voice frustration at what it sees as inconsistencies in the w…

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Proposed amendment to the ACC legislation – September 2021
  The Minister for ACC Hon Carmel Sepuloni has announced a suite of proposed amendments to the ACC legislation including a reduction of the threshold for injury related hearing loss cover from 6% to …

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Allied health professionals say they're under-utilised
Source: Nine To Noon RNZ Listen to the audio here >  Allied health professionals who work alongside doctors, nurses and dentists say they are being under-utilised and could help deliver better healt…

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Hearing loss an increasing problem - but it's not hard to reduce the risks
Source: Stuff.co.nz   Katrina Light  OPINION: There is no current cure for dementia, so prevention needs to be the focus. As a recent Stuff article reported, the risk factor with the greatest poten…

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APD features in Māori TV News item
Source: Māori Television Follow the story of seven year old Poi, whose learning difficulties were attributed by her school to her being bilingual in Te Reo and English, before she was found to have a…

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Budget 2021: Relief at funding announcement - More to receive the gift of hearing
Source: New Zealand Doctor New Zealand’s two cochlear implant providers are delighted that today’s Budget finally includes a sustained funding increase to better meet the growing demand for these lif…

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New BloHidden plight: One in six Kiwis affected by hearing loss Post
Source: Sunday Morning In New Zealand, hearing loss affects almost one in six Kiwis. Clinical audiologist Karen Pullar says a sense of stigma can delay people from getting help. According to the Wor…

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World report on hearing
Source: WHO OverviewThe World Report on Hearing (WRH) has been developed in response to the World Health Assembly resolution (WHA70.13), adopted in 2017 as a means of providing guidance for Member St…

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WHO: 1 in 4 people projected to have hearing problems by 2050
SOURCE: WHO News release Nearly 2.5 billion people worldwide ─ or 1 in 4 people ─ will be living with some degree of hearing loss by 2050, warns the World Health Organization’s (WHO) first World Repo…

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Government promises to reduce cochlear implant waitlist with extra $6 million investment
Source: 1 NEWS TVNZ   The Government is promising to reduce New Zealand's cochlear implant waitlist with an extra $6 million investment. The money will make for 70 additional adult cochlear implant…

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