Digital age yet to arrive for UK hearing aid recipients
This article was originally published in Clinica
Patients in England and Wales will have to wait until 2002 to know whether they will have access to digital hearing aid technology under the National Health Service (NHS). Guidance issued last week by the National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) recommends that, in the interim, "increased access to the best analogue technology available" should be offered.
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