Friday, January 30, 2009

About bloody time...

So - after over two years of deliberation and consultation the guidance is out - and the decision is a great one. All severe and profoundly deaf children in England and Wales are now eligible for bilateral implantation while adults with the same level of deafness are eligible for one (and a second in certain situations).

The legislation doesn't apply here in Scotland though (not unless you're post-meningitic that is) so there is a little more protesting to be done but it is a champagne decision.

Read more at 2ears2hear.

2 comments:

John said...

Glad to hear the news. Thanks for fighting so hard.

Jamie said...

Great stuff Jason well done for pushing so hard to get them to admit the bleeding obvious! My understanding is that the guidance would be applied in scotland (unless it had involved a retrograde step!).