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About cochlear implants

A cochlear implant is an electronic device which may be suitable for children and adults who receive no useful benefit from conventional hearing aids. Conventional hearing aids work by making sounds louder.

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Other implantable devices

Cochlear implants are not suitable for all profoundly deaf or deafened adults and children. There are some other options detailed for your information such as Assistive devices and other communication options.

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Cochlear implant FAQs

A list of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers about cochlear implants including information about how an implant can help; the operation; wearing one on a daily basis; and options for training when using one.

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NICE Final Appraisal Document 2019

The British Cochlear Implant Group is delighted that the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued a Read more…

2019 Graham Fraser travel awards

The Trustees of the Graham Fraser Foundation invite applications from non-medical BCIG members for a travel grant for attendance at Read more…

last days to renew BCIG annual subscription

As you know, the BCIG membership year runs from September 1 to August 31. Please click https://www.bcig.org.uk/memberships/sept-renewal-membership/ to renew. You Read more…