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Deaf people 'at risk of poor NHS care', campaigners say

Many of the half a million people with hearing loss in Wales are at risk of poor NHS healthcare because of a lack of support, campaigners claim.

The charity Action on Hearing Loss Cymru says health boards aren't doing enough to address the problem.

It comes after an audit found half of the NHS facilities it checked did not have working hearing loops to help those with hearing aids.

Paul Heaney reports.

  • 09 Sep 2014
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