Hearing loss affects 12 million people in the UK.
Find out about the different types of hearing loss, how to get your hearing tested, and what can help you hear better and overcome communication challenges.
Signs of hearing loss
Hearing loss can happen gradually, so you might not notice it at first. There are common signs to look out for.
Types and causes of hearing loss
There are different causes of hearing loss, including ageing, exposure to loud noise, genetics and ear conditions.
Different types of hearing aid, how to get used to hearing aids, and how to use them with tech to hear better.
A cochlear implant or auditory brainstem implant may be an option if you get little or no benefit from hearing aids.
Support our communities
If you are deaf, have hearing loss or tinnitus and need free confidential and impartial information and support, contact RNID.
We’re open 8:30am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.