A PDF copy of this News item can be downloaded if you click here. We would like to advise a change of location for some of our Christchurch Outpatient surgical clinics. When visiting our service in Christchurch you will be seen by one of our three surgeons; Phil Bird Melanie
We’ve just mailed out a short survey for those recipients and families living in Southland and Otago. We’re looking at how we can improve access to our service for people in these regions and need your input to do this. The surveys are paper-based and quite short. We ask you
The Southern Hearing Charitable Trust (SHCT) has among its objects a desire to increase the attainability of cochlear implants for members of the general public who would benefit from the same, and to provide the opportunity for each individual to reach their full potential particularly in respect of their auditory-verbal
Both of the SCIP offices in Christchurch and Wellington will be closed for routine clinics from 12 noon Friday 22 December 2017 through until 8.30 am Monday 8 January 2017. Limited services will be available on the non-statutory days, only, during this time. All emergency services (parts and loan devices)
It’s Canterbury Anniversary Day on Friday the 17th of November and so our Milford Chambers clinic in Christchurch will be closed. Any queries for parts, loan devices, and batteries should be addressed to our Wellington clinic on 0800 504 405, or by emailing Sue Anderson at SCIP.Wellington@scip.co.nz
If you’re one of our Otago or Southland recipients we’ll shortly be writing to you with details of meetings in your area to discuss visiting services. We provide visiting clinics in other regions and now would like to extend these to Otago and Southland. The dates and venues for meetings
The SCIP presented an item “Remote Care in Cochlear Implant Services” at this symposium held at the University of Auckland on 7 September 2017. The presentation looked particularly at our recently introduced Home-Based MAPping service. You can download a copy of the presentation here.
The phone system in our Christchurch clinic at St. George’s Hospital is being upgraded on Tuesday, 29 August 2017. The upgrade will begin at 3 pm but change-over is not scheduled to occur until that evening. We are not expecting there to be any problems but in the event of