COVID-19 – SCIP Update – Level 1 to Level 2 Alert

A copy of this notice can be downloaded here. From midday August 12 the Auckland region moved to alert Level 3 and the rest of the country moved to alert Level 2 after a new outbreak of COVID-19 cases. On August 14 the Prime Minister announced that the current settings of Alert Level 3 in…

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June 2020 Newsletter

Our latest (June 2020) Newsletter 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. Enjoy the read!

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COVID-19 – SCIP Update – 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 almost all restrictions have been removed, we would remind people of the “golden rules” under Level 1 from the Prime Minister; If you are sick, stay home If you…

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SCIP Patient and Referrer Survey

The SCIP is running a survey for patients, families, and referrers. We’d really like your feedback on our service; what we do well, how we might improve, and what comments you have generally about our service. The survey is being run using Survey Monkey and all responses are anonymous. There are separate surveys for adult…

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Smoke Alarms for People with Hearing Impairment – LIFE Unlimited

With winter upon us and heaters and fires blazing, it’s an appropriate time to share some information about specialised smoke alarms for people with a hearing impairment. All conventional smoke alarms in NZ emit a high pitched sound which can be difficult for people with age or noise related hearing loss to hear, especially when…

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SCIP Webinar Series – Now Available on Zoom!

In 2020 the Southern Cochlear Implant Programme (SCIP) had planned to provide a series of professional seminars in our main regional centres. The aim of these seminars was to keep people up to date with developments in the programme, and to find out more about cochlear implants and what they can do for your patients.…

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