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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Southern Hearing Charitable Trust – Grants Committee

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

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Staff Changes at the SCIP – May 2016

The programme has undergone changes in its Audiology staff recently. Bekah Gathercole has left us while we welcome 2 new staff; Hatten Howard in Wellington and Sarah Weusten in Christchurch. Further details can be found here.

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University of Canterbury – Public Lecture

*** CHANGE TO TIME AND VENUE *** Department of Communication Disorders – download lecture here. David J. Ertmer, Ph. D., CCC-SLP Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences Purdue University INDICATORS OF AUDITORY-GUIDED SPEECH DEVELOPMENT IN INFANTS AND TODDLERS WHO ARE DEAF OR HARD OF HEARING Wednesday 27 April 2016, 04:00-4:50PM Location:

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To All Patients – Changes to St. George’s Hospital Parking

St. George’s Hospital is upgrading its car park system to become fully automated.  This work is now complete so the car park system will operate without car park attendants from Tuesday 29 March 2016. To enable the transition to the automated system St. George’s has: installed an additional payment facility

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