Quick Tips

Quick tips offer small bits of advice for hearing aid users and those with hearing loss.

Learning left from right

Two hearing aids? Left has blue marker and right has red marker, remember red for right.

Telephone Placement

To hear with a hearing aid on the phone, hold the telephone near the hearing aid microphone, if you have a behind the ear hearing aid this will be behind your ear.

Disabled Persons Railcard

If you are registered deaf or are a hearing aid user you qualify for a disabled persons railcard

The Use of Olive Oil

The simplest type of eardrop is ordinary olive oil

Loop system switched on

If your loop system on your hearing aid doesn't seem to be working, check the building you are in has it switched on.

Need more info about your hearing aid

Each hearing aid always comes with a user guide, if you have lost your user guide check out our user guide section to download it.

Seeking Advice About Hearing Loss

On average it takes ten years for people to address their hearing loss

Regular Servicing

Your hearing aid will need regular servicing generally every 6 months by your hearing care professional.

Quick Tips

If your loop system on your hearing aid doesn't seem to be working, check the building you are in has it switched on.