Funding boost in bid to make Southampton first city to have hearing loop in every public space

Lets Loop Southampton and Healthwatch Southampton has teamed up with Southampton City Council, NHS Southampton City Clinical Commissioning Group (SCCCG) and GO! Southampto to help provide hearing loop systems for small businesses and GP surgeries across the city for free. The partnership, launched today, sees £54,000 worth of funding available for small businesses and GP surgeries […]

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Results of audit of hearing loops in Shirley released by Lets Loop Southampton

The 2011 census reported that there were 14,425 residents living in Shirley, Southampton. Using national estimates from 2014, we can assume that approximately 1976 of these residents (13.7%) are living with a hearing-loss condition This number is expected to increase rapidly, with Action on Hearing Loss predicating that this figure will rise to 2063 individuals […]

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