Southern Hearing Charitable Trust – Scholarship Award 2016

Eighteen-year-old Jack Dixon has been awarded the 2016 Southern Hearing Charitable Trust scholarship to assist him financially as he embarks on his university career. Having received a cochlear implant at the age of 11, the young Darfield man fashioned an impressive leadership, academic and sporting record during his five years

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Home-Based MAPping service – Coming Soon!

Do you find travelling to the clinic difficult or expensive? Would you prefer to have your reMAP done at home? If you are a Cochlear Limited recipient and use an N5 or an N6 speech processor and the possibility of home-based MAPping interests you, please see the attached information sheet

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Clinical Audiologist – Part-Time – Cochlear Implants

The Southern Cochlear Implant Programme (SCIP) provides cochlear implant services under contract to the Ministry of Health in the South Island and lower half of the North Island of New Zealand. We currently provide implants to 40+ new recipients each year and continue to support more than 700 existing recipients.

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University of Canterbury – Emeritus Professor Brian Moore

Brian Moore is Emeritus Professor of Auditory Perception in the University of Cambridge.  His research focuses on the perception of sound by people with normal and impaired hearing, and on the design and fitting of hearing aids.  He is a Fellow of the Royal Society, the Academy of Medical Sciences,

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Cochlear Limited Announce Kanso Release

Cochlear Limited announce the release of a new off-the-ear product. The Cochlear™ Kanso™ Sound Processor will be available for recipients to purchase from myCochlear™ Online Store from  9th February 2017. You can download a product information sheet* here. Please be advised, at the time of launch, the Kanso Sound Processor

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BREAKING THE SOUNDS OF SILENCE – PINDROP CI FORUM

The Pindrop Foundation announce details of “Breaking the Sounds of Silence 2017 – A forum for the adult cochlear implant community and health professionals” to be held on Saturday 11 March 2017 in Auckland. Details of the event, including registration and a draft programme, can be found on their web-site here.

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University of Canterbury Lecture

The Department of Communication Disorders at the University of Canterbury invites you to a free lecture on Tuesday 31 January by Professor Robert Shepherd, who is the Director of The Bionics Institute and Head of the Medical Bionics Department at the University of Melbourne.  Dr. Shepherd has led the development

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SCIP CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR HOURS 2016-17

Both of the SCIP offices in Christchurch and Wellington will be closed from Thursday 22 December 2016 through until Monday 9 January 2017. Limited services will be available on the non-statutory days, only, during this time. All emergency services (parts and loan devices) will be provided out of our Milford

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Applications for Personal Grants in 2017

The Board of the SHCT invites further applications for Personal Grants in 2017, with a closing date of 28 February 2017. In 2017 the limit for single grant applications remains $45,000 per application. The application form for the Personal Grants can be downloaded here.

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FOR THE ATTENTION OF ALL PATIENTS AND VISITORS

We have been advised by St. George’s Hospital of impending site work at our Christchurch clinic. This work will result in restricted vehicle access to parts of the St. George’s campus and this will affect the Milford Chambers rooms. We have been advised that this work will start on Monday

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