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Here is the link to the video from our Gala dinner. There have been a few members requesting this.

 

 

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Chris Thomson

PHARMAC - Notification of ciprofloxacin widening access decision for use in ears

17 September 2017

Please find attached a notification to inform you about our decisionto widen funded access to ciprofloxacin 0.3% eye drops in Section B(Community) of the Pharmaceutical Schedule. This was the subject... more »

Neonatal Hearing Screening Minutes 28.8.17

28 August 2017

For questions, please contact Colin Brown... more »

Extra funding for adult CIs- Cochlear implant trusts welcome additional funding from Ministry of Health

26 August 2017

NCIT SHCT Press Release 25 August 2017 Cochlear implant trusts welcome additional funding from Ministry of Health The Northern Cochlear Implant Trust and Southern Hearing Charitable Trust which manage New Zealand's two... more »

Cochlear Implant Funding, Otago Daily Times, 19 August 2017

24 August 2017

https://www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/plea-implant-funding   Saturday, 19 August 2017 Plea for implant funding By Eileen Goodwin  Patrick Dawes.A specialist college has made a rare public call for more funding for adult cochlear implants.New Zealand Society of Otolaryngology Head and Neck... more »

Petition urges government to act over hearing implant backlog, 16 August 2017

24 August 2017

http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/337330/petition-urges-government-to-act-over-hearing-implant-backlog   NEW ZEALAND DISABILITY 16 Aug 2017 Petition urges government to act over hearing implant backlog 8:06 pm on 16 August 2017  Mervin Johnson , Reporter mervin.johnson@radionz.co.nz A woman who has been waiting for more than two years for a... more »

Kiwi woman given CI after Health Minister steps in with cash injection, 24.8.17

24 August 2017

https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/kiwi-woman-given-life-changing-chance-save-her-hearing-after-health-minister-steps-in-last-minute-cash-injection     Kiwi woman given life-changing chance to save her hearing, after Health Minister steps in with last minute cash injection 6:09pmShare     Andrea Vance  1 NEWS Political ReporterSurf lifesaver Danielle MacKay now has... more »

NZSOHNS Media Statement on lack of Cochlear Implant Funding in NZ

17 August 2017

Media statement August 2017 NZSOHNS"Breaking the silence"   Over 200 deaf and severely hearing-impaired adults are unable to receive hearing restoring implanted hearing aids due to lack of government funding. In New... more »

Resolution on Hearing Loss Passed at 70th World Health Assembly

06 June 2017

Dear All, I am most pleased to share that a resolution on hearing loss was discussed by the 70th World Health Assembly in Geneva on 30th May. A large number... more »

World's health ministers adopt resolution on the prevention of deafness and hearing loss

06 June 2017

  World's health ministers adopt resolution on the prevention of deafness and hearing loss The 70th World Health Assembly adopted a new resolution on the prevention of deafness and hearing loss.... more »

Developing a Career and Skills in Academic Surgery (DCAS) Course, RACS

07 April 2017

  Developing a Career and Skills in Academic Surgery (DCAS) Course Date: Monday 8 May 2017 Location: Adelaide Convention Centre, South Australia Time: 7:00am - 4:00pm To view the provisional program, please click here. To register online... more »