Loud Shirt Day 2020 – Row for Hearing!

Help raise money for children and adults with cochlear implants on Friday 23 and Saturday 24 October in Blenheim. See World and Olympic Champion Joseph Sullivan. Have a go yourself, and bid on the Silent Auction to help raise money. All welcome! Details of the event can be found by clicking here.

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Cautious optimism toward Labour’s pledge to increase cochlear implant funding

Tuesday, 29 September 2020, 4:41 pm Press Release: Southern Cochlear Implant Programme Today’s announcement by the Labour Party that, if elected next month, it would increase cochlear implant funding has been met with cautious optimism by New Zealand’s two providers of cochlear implant services. Southern Cochlear Implant Programme (SCIP) Chief Executive, Neil Heslop, said that currently…

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Cochlear Implant Providers Welcome Funding Increase Pledge

Wednesday, 16 September 2020, 11:02 am Press Release: Joint Press Release   New Zealand’s two providers of cochlear implant services today cautiously welcomed the National Party pledge that, if elected, it will increase the number of adult cochlear implants from 40 to 100 per year. Southern Cochlear Implant Programme (SCIP) Chief Executive, Neil Heslop, said that…

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COVID-19 – SCIP Update – Alert Level 1 – 22 September 2020

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 home If you have cold or flu-like symptoms…

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Change of role title for Neil Heslop

Change of role title for Neil Heslop Tēnā koutou, At its Board meeting on 4 August the Southern Hearing Charitable Trust Board unanimously approved a change in role title from General Manager to Chief Executive for Neil Heslop. For administrative simplicity, the change has been backdated to be effective from 1 July 2020. Neil was…

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