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Social research reports

Read our key social research reports.

Changing world: the impact of Covid-19 on deaf people and those with hearing loss or tinnitus (2021)

This report presents the findings from our research exploring the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on deaf people and those with hearing loss or tinnitus.

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Access to remote GP appointments during COVID-19 (2020)

This report presents the initial findings of our research exploring the experiences of deaf people and those with hearing loss or tinnitus when accessing remote GP appointments during the coronavirus pandemic

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Working for Change: Support and advice needed for people with hearing loss or deafness in work

We wanted to understand what support deaf people and those with hearing loss or tinnitus would find most beneficial, so they can feel empowered to be open about their hearing loss and get the support they need in the workplace. This report brings together survey and qualitative research from 2019, in addition to previous research from RNID.

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Download Working for Change workplace experiences 2018

Download Working for Change survey 2018


Valuing Audiology (2019)

Valuing Audiology looks at the performance of NHS hearing aid services in England, and sets out policy solutions to increase accountability, boost access, ensure adherence to national guidance, and make use of emerging technology.

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