UK CI Resources

Below are some links to various websites which may be of use. Please let us know if you find any broken links, inappropriate content, or have suggestions for other resources.

Bristol CI Audiology - New email as of Autumn 2014

West of England Hearing Implant Programme (WEHIP) Website (St. Michael's/Bristol Royal Infirmary)
CI South West (UK) Facebook Group Page - our Facebook group, please join us!

UK CI Groups

CI South West - social group for CI users and candidates in the South West of England (our group)

Home Counties Cochlear Implant Group - Greater London social group

National Cochlear Implant Users Association

NCIUA List of Regional Groups

British Cochlear Implant Group (BCIG) - for CI professionals and other interested people
UK Safety Guidelines for Cochlear Implant Users
Ear Foundation (Nottingham) - has many courses and events for deaf and hard of hearing people, including CI information days

Sounding Board - for parents of deaf children with hearing aids and CIs

2 Ears 2 Hear: The case for bilateral implantation in the UK

UK Cochlear Implant Facebook Groups

CI South West (our group)

Cochlear Implant UK - help and support

Cornwall CI (UK)

BSL Cochlear Implantees - for those who use British Sign Language and have cochlear implants

Advanced Bionics UK & Ireland Users Group

Cochlear UK & Eire

Med-El UK Users Group

Other UK Organisations & Resources


Action on Hearing Loss - formerly RNID

StageTEXT - subtitled performances

Discounts Available to Profoundly Deaf People in the UK

Note: You do not need to be on DLA or registered deaf for these discount or concessionary schemes.

Disabled Persons Railcard- get 1/3 off all rail fares for yourself and a companion

Concessionary Bus Pass Scheme - if you are profoundly deaf you qualify! To find out where to apply, use this site or google your local council concessionary scheme:

CEA Card - for discounted cinema tickets

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