Entries by Steven

The challenges of the current crisis – and your hearing solutions

With the Government announcement that face masks are compulsory in shops with effect from 27th July, and with social distancing continuing for the foreseeable future, those with hearing loss are presented with some incredibly unique challenges. But we have an astonishing solution for you… Firstly, what are the issues? As a consequence of us having […]

Re-Opening with Re-Assurance

During the enforced lockdown brought about by Covid-19, I have been working tirelessley not only to offer telephone support to my clients, but also towards embracing the changes necessary to ensure that we can re-open – not only swiftly, but also safely.  This has involved me liaising with fellow Audiologists up and down the country, […]

COVID update

I know this awful virus is all over the news at the moment, and I don’t want to belabour the issue, but just wanted to post an update of our position here at Steven Hale Hearing. What’s happening at the moment? From the moment the clinic was forced to close, I have been available for […]

Jack’s Journey

Here at Steven Hale Hearing, we don’t just dispense hearing solutions and great advice, we also like to get to know our clients – especially what drew them to us in the first place – and hear their stories. Almost six years ago, Jack Pearce realised he needed help with his hearing.  Initially he spoke […]

This too shall pass

“This too shall pass” is a Persian adage (Wikipedia) translated and used in multiple languages. It reflects on the temporary nature of the human condition and being transitory – existing only briefly. Despite this unprecedented period of social isolation, in the greater scheme of things, and in the scale of our lives, it is only a small […]

Steven Hale aims to keep you “SAS”. Safe. Active. Sociable

Anyone who works in the caring services will tell you that they wanted to do so in order to “make a difference” to the quality of life of those they serve. This is what drew Steven Hale to audiology.  Steven knows how hearing loss impacts on your life, so does everything he can to help. […]

The legendary Lyric hearing aid

Thirty years ago, wearing glasses, spectacles, whatever you want to call them, was seen as deeply ‘untrendy’.  Nowadays, everyone from high profile celebrities to high school students are clamouring to find the slightest visual issue so that they can fashion their faces with the latest designer wear and statement spectacles.  Expressing yourself through your visual […]

7 Reasons to choose Audiologist Steven Hale

No-one wants to see an Audiologist. No-one wants to be diagnosed with hearing difficulty. No-one wants to buy a hearing aid – especially if it’s a choice between that and a holiday! In marketing terms, a hearing aid is very much a “grudge buy”.  You can get excited about buying a dress or some shoes, […]

An Amazing Swimming Challenge for Charity…

Your awesome Audiologist Steven Hale has always striven to keep his body just as healthy as our hearing!  Because of this, he has competed in triathlons as well as outdoor endurance swimming events, including the Great North swim.  However, when his wife told him recently that she was going to swim the distance of the […]

Saved from the torture of tinnitus…

Read this amazing account from one of our clients, in his own words, about how Steven Hale changed his life… “Hi.  I’m Dave Hough, a client of Steven Hale, and a passionate HGV driver for over 30 years.” How did your tinnitus start? “About 18 months ago, an HGV vehicle air suspension unit exploded very […]

Steve Hale Video Blog

Read Steven Hale’s You Tube video interview here…then click to watch the film! “Hi. I’m Steve Hale, private Audiologist based in Sutton Coldfield” How long have you practiced audiology? “I’ve been in audiology now for 22 years initially trained in the NHS, spent 19 years with my NHS practice and then in 2003 I saw […]

WHAT? There’s even more help out there…?

I’ve already got a hearing aid – surely, I don’t need anything else? There is a general misunderstanding that once you have been fitted with a hearing aid, there is nothing else that can be done to help you, aside from regular check-ups.  Well, alongside our state of the art, adjustable aids, we can now […]

Commendation and Testimonials

What’s so good about seeing a private audiologist? This is a great question, and one best answered by those who have actually taken the plunge, as you will see a little further down.  However, it does seem odd that there is such a need for private audiology, given that the NHS also offer some services […]

Hearing loss and Alzheimer’s

Is there a link between hearing loss and those suffering with Alzheimer’s disease? Based on the experience of some clients of mine recently, I began to wonder if there was any link between hearing loss and those suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.  In order to best answer the question, I turned to the internet, and referred […]

Hearing aids – let’s get technical

I am proud to be working in an industry that is constantly innovating to genuinely improve the lives of people with hearing difficulties. It’s a joy to me to be able to offer my patients continually evolving hearing solutions from a wide range of up to the minute designs that can be tailored to meet […]