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The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak is a very dynamic and fast evolving situation so please ensure you take the time to read the updates from your organisations and professional bodies.

For more info, visit: www.bcig.org.uk/covid-19

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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Cochlear implant surgery in the COVID-19 era

Cochlear implant surgery in the COVID era Join 4 UK CI surgeons and the BCIG Chair discussing prioritisation of cases, Read more…

eConference

It was very exciting to see the plans for BCIG 2021 taking shape, when the Wales teams spoke at the Read more…

Statement re cochlear implant surgeries and COVID-19 pandemic

We are very concerned about the COVID-19 pandemic and our thoughts are with everyone affected; we thank healthcare workers for Read more…