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Be part of the £1.69m savings on Hearing Aids

Tuesday 27 May 2014

We are pleased to announce that nationally we have lowered prices on Hearing Aids by £1.69m resulting in an average saving of 2.8% on selected lines from selected suppliers.*

The price reductions on Hearing Aids could equate to 69 Audiology Healthcare Science Practitioners.†
For further information on how you could save please contact your local NHS Supply Chain Account Manager.

Did you know?

There are more than 10 million people in the UK with some form of hearing loss, or one in six of the population. At least four million people who don't have hearing aids would benefit from using them. Due to the ageing population, it is estimated that there will be 14.5 million people with hearing loss in the UK by 2031. The World Health Organisation predicts that by 2030 adult onset hearing loss will be in the top ten disease burdens in the UK, above diabetes and cataracts.**


* For the full break-down speak to your NHS Supply Chain Account Manager
† Source: Average of AfC Band 5. Source: RCN website, 12 May 2014. Pay Rates April 2014.
** Source: Action on Hearing Loss http://www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk/your-hearing/about-deafness-and-hearing-loss/statistics.aspx

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