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Hearing aids wait 'too long'

3rd January 2008

A charity has said that some people in England are facing waits of nearly two-and-a-half years for an NHS hearing aid.

The RNID charity surveyed 99 primary care trusts and found 10 were not treating people within a year, while the longest wait of 125 weeks was in Kingston-upon-Thames, London. The average wait for treatment was 22 weeks and the shortest four weeks. The charity has now urged the government to do more to meet a pledge of 18-week maximum waits.

 

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