MP praises work of Audiology Department
9th March 2011
MP praises good work of Audiology DepartmentThe Trust’s audiology department at Eastbourne has been praised by MP for Eastbourne and Willingdon Stephen Lloyd.
Mr Lloyd met staff and patients during a recent visit to the department based at Park Practice in Hampden Park.
Stephen Lloyd with staff at the audiology department
Mr Lloyd lost a lot of his hearing as a child and is a former trustee of
the Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID), which is the
largest charity in the UK for tackling hearing loss.
audiology department deal with people with a variety of hearing
difficulties and hold regular drop-in sessions to help people repair and
maintain hearing aids.
said: “I have been dealing with hearing loss that requires hearing aids
for over 20 years now. As a former trustee of the RNID, I worked hard
to ensure digital hearing aids were available on the NHS and I know how
much of a difference they have made.
local audiology unit has been going for a long time and the staff do
great work for local patients. It is one of the most well established in
the UK and I’m committed to doing everything I can to ensure it
prospers for many years to come.”