Category: Community awareness

Let’s hear it for the blokes

Courtesy of The Midweek How many men does it take to do a hearing check? A whole shed-full! As part of Men’s Health Week, Mackay Hearing will be conducting free hearing health checks at the Mackay’s Iona West Men’s Shed on 14 June. Mackay Hearing Director and Principal Audiologist Jodie Miles said that hearing loss […]

Handy hints for hearing service consumers

In light of the ACCC’s recent report on sales practices in the hearing industry, and Mackay Hearing’s response, Mackay Hearing’s Principal Audiologist and Director Jodie Miles thought it would be useful to share some handy hints for consumers requiring services from hearing clinics. “I empathise with consumers who are bombarded with slick advertising and a […]

Happy World Hearing Day!

Today the World Health Organisation (WHO) once again raises awareness of hearing health around the globe with the annual World Hearing Day. This year’s theme “Action for hearing loss: make a sound investment” aims to highlight the economic impact of hearing loss. According to the WHO, “unaddressed hearing loss poses a high cost for the […]

Hear all about it – Hearing Awareness Week 2016

Hearing Awareness Week, a nation-wide initiative of the Deafness Forum of Australia, officially commences this Sunday! The central aim of Hearing Awareness Week is to highlight issues people with hearing loss deal with. The Deafness Forum of Australia also use the week to continue to campaign for greater recognition of issues relevant to hearing loss. […]

Expo stall an expo-nential success

Mackay Hearing were delighted to have been part of this year’s successful Senior’s Expo at Mackay’s Senior Citizen’s Centre. Organised by Mackay Regional Council as part of Senior’s Week, the expo included display stalls from over 70 groups and organisations offering services for seniors. The expo also included a variety of performances, prizes, refreshments and […]

Clinic promotes hearing health

Courtesy of The Daily Mercury’s Health Guide 2016 Mackay Hearing focuses its attention towards Hearing Awareness week Mackay Hearing is a 100% locally owned and independent hearing clinic. Jodie Miles is the principal audiologist at Mackay Hearing and she is passionate about providing high-quality health focused hearing services in Mackay and throughout our region. Ms […]