Read the latest news from RNID and stories from deaf people and those with hearing loss or tinnitus.
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.
After stepping down following 6 years on RNID’s Board of Trustees, Dr. Brian Caul MBE reflects on his time with us as he prepares for a new chapter.
Here, Linda shares the story of her late husband, Glen, who had severe and sudden tinnitus.
RNID was approached to support Zoonou and the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) to help make the popular running app, NHS Couch to 5K, more inclusive and accessible for people who are deaf, have hearing loss or tinnitus.
On Tuesday 17 October 2023, Parliament held a debate on the British Sign Language Report 2022 and the implementation of the British Sign Language Act 2022.
We are really excited about a world-first clinical trial, to see whether gene therapy can provide hearing for children with severe to profound hearing loss due to a rare genetic condition.
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?
Throughout her research career, Professor Karen Steel and her team have identified dozens of genes that are involved in hearing loss.
Hugh Strickland speaks about his experience of hearing loss and his hopes for future treatments.
We were excited when we knew the Great British Bake Off was coming back to our screens, but the excitement grew when rumours began swirling that one of the contestants is deaf.