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Deaf Sports Personality Of The Year 2022

Awards Night results

Deaf Sports Personality of the Year (DSPY) held the 7th DSPY2022 Awards Night at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday 1st July 2023 - it was a grand success!  The DSPY Awards are held every biennial and are an  opportunity for socialising across... Read more

Tasha Ghouri, Love Island’s first-ever deaf contestant, meets her MED-EL Cochlear Implant maker

Love Island’s first ever deaf contestant and cochlear implant mentor

Tasha Ghouri, originally from Yorkshire, was born deaf and received her cochlear implant when she was five years old. Today she is not just a fashion model and dancer, but also a cochlear implant mentor. On her “Superpowers with Tasha”... Read more

The Living Guidelines

CIICA Live event

CIICA LIVE: THE LIVING GUIDELINES: IMPACT ON ADULT CI SERVICES AND ACCESS? CIICA has been involved in the development of the Living Guidelines for CI in adults which aim at improving access to CI and services globally. The final evidence based... Read more

Meningitis Risk in Patients with Inner Ear Malformations after Cochlear Implants

A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

“Inner ear malformations are traditionally thought to be at high risk of post-operative meningitis following cochlear implantation. Our paper shows that the risk of meningitis after cochlear implantation in this group is low”, says Dr Shravan... Read more


June edition now available

The latest news from around Europe is now available in the June 2023 newsletter.   Please click here to read the newsletter in your browser. Read more

NEW - Three Simple Steps Candidate Brochures from MED-EL

New candidate resources

MED-EL have recently launched a new series of candidate packs called ‘Three Simple Steps’. Created locally, the packs guide candidates through the decision-making process with 3 steps.  Step 1, choosing the implant, step 2, choosing... Read more

Hearpeers Mentor Webinar

Brought to you by MED-EL

The fourth of the Hearpeers webinar series, held in partnership with MED-EL, will be hosted by Allison, a bone conduction hearing system user, who wears the ADHEAR. Allison will discuss her life prior to receiving the ADHEAR, how her confidence... Read more

PPIE Group

Invitation to participate

BCIG has formed a Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement group to increase CI user input in our national charity and to help make our Annual Meetings more centred around CI user experiences and problems. It was great to have members on a... Read more

Become a BCIG Member

Membership of the BCIG is open to anyone who has a clinical role in the field of auditory implants, or who is actively involved in research into auditory implants or who represents other allied non-commercial organisations.


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