KAIKOURA EARTHQUAKES – CLINIC ARRANGEMENTS – UPDATE

This notice is an update to earlier advice in respect of SCIP clinic arrangements, following the M7.8 Kaikoura Earthquake and subsequent aftershocks that occurred in the early hours of 14 November 2016. Milford Chambers (Christchurch) Clinic
Our Christchurch clinic remains open for normal appointments. All services are available. Queens Drive (Lower

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KAIKOURA EARTHQUAKES – SCIP CLINIC ARRANGEMENTS

This notice advises patients of SCIP clinic arrangements following the M7.5 Kaikoura Earthquake and subsequent aftershocks that occurred in the early hours of 14 November 2016. Our Christchurch rooms at our Milford Chambers clinic were unaffected. The clinic was closed on 14 November for engineering inspections but re-opened for normal

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Cochlear Limited Launches Web-site myCochlear™

Cochlear Limited is launching a new web-site myCochlear™ for patients. This new personalised online space allows patients to shop, get A+ support resources and product information to help you make the most of your hearing life with Cochlear. Patients can enjoy the following benefits: Optimising Cochlear technology with support and

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Rechargeable Batteries for Med El Sonnet Audio Processors

MED-EL has launched rechargeable battery options for the Sonnet Audio Processor.  These will be available as part of the standard switch-on or upgrade kit for those patients newly implanted or upgraded. MED-EL is also generously providing all existing Sonnet users with a set of 3 standard size rechargeable batteries, an

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Visiting Service Planned for Taranaki Patients

The Southern Cochlear Implant Programme (SCIP) is planning a new visiting service in Taranaki for existing cochlear implant patients. The information presented here is for patients and families in Taranaki who visit our Wellington clinic and who may wish to access a local service. Detail about the proposed visiting service

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Staff Annual Leave – Wellington Office

Sue Anderson is on leave at our Queens Drive (Lower Hutt) office from Friday 19 August, returning Monday 29 August. During this time: The phone lines for our Wellington rooms will be diverted to Christchurch Email will be forwarded to reception@scip.co.nz Scheduled appointments will still proceed as usual Drop-ins to

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North Island CI users to benefit from Hearing Therapy collaboration

Southern Cochlear Implant Programme (SCIP) adult patients living in the North Island will no longer have to travel to Christchurch for the majority of their pre- and post-implant care, thanks to a new collaboration with Life Unlimited to have a Hearing Therapist available in its Lower Hutt clinic. From mid-October,

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University of Canterbury Lecture

The University of Canterbury is hosting a lecture this Friday on its Ilam Campus: Professor Peggy Nelson –  ‘From The Field To The Lab And Back: Studying Hearing Loss And Sensory Aids In Realistic Acoustic Environments’. Further details about the time and venue can be found here.

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