Referring for Cochlear Implants

Do you need information on how and when to refer for a a cochlear implant? Click here: www.bcig.org.uk/referring-for-a-cochlear-implant


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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.


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.


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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Newsletter Autumn 2021

The latest newsletter is now available to view. Thank you to all that have contributed to this number. BCIG Newsletter Read more…

Nasal flu vaccine and cochlear implants

We realise there is uncertainty about whether people with cochlear implants can have the live nasal flu vaccine. There is Read more…

Webinar from RSM

There is a webinar that will be of interest to BCIG members on Wednesday 29th September at 6.30pm. It is Read more…