Visiting Service for Hawkes Bay

The Southern Cochlear Implant Programme (SCIP) is planning a new visiting service in Hawkes Bay for existing cochlear implant patients. This information is for patients and families in Hawkes Bay who visit our Wellington clinic and who may wish to access a local service. Detail about the proposed visiting service, and attempts to answer questions people…


Introducing – Joseph Dalrymple

The programme welcomes Joseph Dalrymple to its Audiology staff at our Queens Drive (Lower Hutt) clinic. Read further details about this appointment.

SHCT – 2017 Scholarship Applications

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 skills. The SHCT has a…


Changes to Habilitation Staff – Wellington Service

We would like to advise of upcoming staffing changes in our Wellington Habilitation service that will affect some families living in the North Island. Karen Watson, Habilitationist, is taking maternity leave from 26 May 2017 for a period of 12 months. In conjunction with the programme, van Asch Deaf Education Centre (VADEC) has appointed Helen…


Visiting Service for Nelson-Marlborough

The Southern Cochlear Implant Programme (SCIP) is planning a new visiting service in Nelson-Marlborough for existing cochlear implant patients. The information presented here is for patients and families in Nelson-Marlborough who visit


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