Earlier in 2014, Ireland screened the 100,000th baby to be tested for newborn hearing issues since rollout of UNHS concluded in 2013. Latest HSE figures show that: Each month, an average of 6,000 babies now receive a newborn hearing test. Of this total, 180 babies (3 per cent) are referred onward for further diagnostic testing. About nine
Sound Advice (formerly IDK) is six years old today (Aug. 28th, 2013). For a venture that began with €5k and a website name, that’s a real achievement in a recession, particularly when change-making is a priority. Six years with no core, church or state funding This self-financing is a big Sound Advice ‘win’. Another is
Twenty-one students taking the four-year BSc. degree in Audiology at AIT (Athlone Institute of Technology) in Ireland, reached a High Court settlement to complete three remaining years of the degree course, which was suddenly dropped last June after concluding its first year (2012-13). According to the Irish Times, this settlement is a once-off, hinting that
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