Read the latest news from RNID and stories from deaf people and those with hearing loss or tinnitus.
We’re delighted to announce that from today, 17 June 2022, people needing urgent emergency support across the UK (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) will be able to call 999 using British Sign Language (BSL) via a video relay service.
Brand new audio sharing technology, Auracast™, could transform the way hearing aid and cochlear implant users listen to audio.
RNID is delighted that 3 of our volunteers have been named in the Queen’s birthday honours for voluntary service to our charity in Northern Ireland.
RNID is very pleased to announce that Ewen Stevenson, Group Chief Financial Officer at HSBC, has been appointed as our new Chair of the Board of Trustees. Find out more about him and how he’s joining at a very important time for our charity in the article and Q & A with Ewen below.
RNID and Cystic Fibrosis Trust have teamed up to fund vital research to prevent hearing loss caused by a commonly prescribed antibiotic.
Steve started using hearing aids at six years old and brings a wealth of experience to his volunteer role in Northern Ireland.
Gerry started volunteering with RNID in 2003. As someone with hearing loss who’d been wearing hearing aids for many years, Gerry felt that by becoming a volunteer he could easily relate to people looking for support.
Our open letter to the UKCA – do more to make cinemas inclusive for deaf people now.
RNID and other organisations, and the thousands of people who have supported the BSL Act Now! Campaign are ecstatic that the BSL Bill will become an Act.
Mandip and Beth work for AutoTrader, the UK and Ireland’s largest digital automotive marketplace. When a deaf person applied for a position, they knew that they would need to get some additional support to ensure that the candidate had the best possible recruitment experience.