Visual and hearing impairments
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crippscripps Member Posts: 412 Pioneering
can you please help with some advice, I’m a disabled man and wheelchair bound and recently had my hearing test, the outcome was that i need hearing aids but there so expensive and there’s no way on my benefits i can purchase them, so i was wondering if there’s any other way i can purchase them with being on benefits. Thank you. NC

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  • VickiKirwinVickiKirwin Member Posts: 69 Courageous
    Hi @cripps

    The NHS provides a range of really good quality, digital hearing aids, free-of-charge. Ask your GP to refer you to your nearest NHS audiology clinic. The average waiting time is 2-4 weeks at the moment. Let us know how you get on.

    Vicki
  • crippscripps Member Posts: 412 Pioneering
    Fantastic thank you I’m at the doctors next week so I’ll ask him, great advice you learn something new every day and yes I’ll let you know Thanks again. NC
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