COVID-19 – Level 4 Alert

The country will remain in Level 4 until Tuesday 24 August at which time this will be reviewed. SCIP services are unfortunately cancelled on Monday 23 and Tuesday 24 August; these will be re-scheduled. For those with appointments Wednesday through Friday next week we will contact you on Monday 23 August for an update and…

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Budget 2021 – $28 million over 4 years for Cochlear Implants

New Zealand’s two cochlear implant providers are delighted that today’s Budget finally includes a sustained funding increase to better meet the growing demand for these life-changing devices. Southern Cochlear Implant Programme chief executive Neil Heslop says, “We have been campaigning for years for a long-term, sustainable funding increase to meet the growing backlog and demand…

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April 2021 Newsletter

Welcome to the first Newsletter for 2021 which is now available for viewing and download. As is usual, the Newsletter will also be emailed to those people we hold details for. Anyone we don’t hold an email address for will receive a hard copy by post. We’ll also have a link on our Facebook page.

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COVID-19 – SCIP Update – Level 2 to Level 1 Alert – 7 March 2021

We have now returned to Alert Level 1. A copy of this notice can be downloaded here. This sheet provides advice about the services the SCIP will be providing at Alert Level 1. While many restrictions have been removed, we would remind people of the “golden rules” under Level 1; If you are sick, stay…

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