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.

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 hearing practice tools, how-to and…


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 adapter, and a recharging unit…


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 programme has approximately 35 children and adults in its care who are based in the Taranaki region. Patients travel to our Wellington clinic for their ongoing care after assessment and surgery in our Christchurch facility.…


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, Life Unlimited Hearing Therapist Linda…