World Health Organisation Membership

World Health Organisation Membership

The Ear Trust becomes a representative member of the World health Organisation Hearing Forum. The aim is to learn and collaborate with people to improve the management of hearing conditions. It is well known that 60% of conditions are preventable. With a small investment in health care there will be huge benefits to society as a...
Smiling Crocodile Video

Smiling Crocodile Video

In April 2019 Chris Raine, David Strachan and others visited Blantyre again. During the visit members of the Smiling Crocodile Charity were there to make a video in Chichewa language. The charity is run by Dagmar Herrmannova and the team supports children with complex needs and hearing impaired living in poverty in Czech republic, Africa and Asia. The video has been translated into numerous languages. Below is the Malawain version: #BecauseIhearIlive in Chichewa laguage, recorded in...

Lord Mayor and the Smiling Crocodile…

We were honoured to have The Lord mayor of Bradford, Councillor Doreen Lee and previous Lord Mayor Councillor Robin Owens as our official guests. Robin made the Ear Trust his charity of the year and it was with this help and associated publicity that was the backbone for the fundraising behind the successful completion and opening of the LFLC in 2009. The Lord mayor of Bradford, Councillor Doreen Lee and previous Lord Mayor Councillor Robin Owens We were honored to have The Lord mayor of Bradford, Councillor Doreen Lee and previous Lord Mayor Councillor Robin Owens as our official guests. Robin made the Ear Trust his charity of the year and it was with this help and associated publicity that was the backbone for the fundraising behind the successful completion and opening of the LFLC in 2009. Professor Raine gave an overview of how the LFLC came about and continues to be a centre and home for patients. As the Ear Trust’s motto is “Hear for Life”. Warm words were expressed by Mr Max Mclean, Chairman of the hospital board. Dr Stuart Viner, Consultant Radiologist gave an overview of new radiological technology – Cone Beam Scanning. He described the principles of how it works and how important such a system would greatly enhance the evaluation of patients attending the Yorkshire Auditory Implant Service (more detail can be seen in the Appeal ). The scans produce very detailed images of the inner ear. Also because of the significantly lower dose there is minimal artefact when taking postoperative scan to check on implant positioning. Cochlear implants have changed the lives of...
Gin tasting for Malawi

Gin tasting for Malawi

Gin tasting for Malawi Evening of September 13th A fundraising event in aid of our work in Malawi Friday 13th September Bingley parish church hall 7 – 10pm £20 / ticket contact Breeda...
10 Year Royal Celebration

10 Year Royal Celebration

Save the date Tuesday 15th October! We are celebrating 10 years sine we had the official Royal Opening. The Duke of Gloucester opened the unit in 2009. During that time we have seen a huge increase in patients seen and treated. Not only for cochlear implants but also for all other types of devices. The full program is under development but will, start 10 am till 3.30 pm Refreshments and buffet lunch will be available. Would you like to send in your story or even say a few words – contact us...