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Hundreds more could be eligible for cochlear implants on the NHS

11/03/2019

Hundreds more people with severe to profound deafness will be eligible for cochlear implants each year, as a result of updated NICE guidance.

The update comes after a review of the definition of severe to profound deafness which is used to identify if a cochlear implant might be appropriate.

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