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Read the latest news from RNID and stories from deaf people and those with hearing loss or tinnitus.

RNID announces new Chief Executive

RNID, the national charity supporting people who are deaf, have hearing loss or tinnitus, has today announced Harriet Oppenheimer as their newly appointed CEO. Harriet, who is currently RNID’s Deputy Chief Executive, will take over leadership of the charity in the new year.

What are ‘sign names’?

Have you been watching the Great British Bake Off? Did you see Tasha gifting Paul Hollywood his sign name in episode 1? Maybe you saw it but you’re wondering what a ‘sign name’ even is, and why it’s important?