On Friday 28th June CamTAD Hearing Support held their 34th Annual General Meeting in the Conference Room at London Road Community Hospital. We had a good attendance from members who came along to support the event and to listen to our speakers.
Our officers for the year were elected and we had a lovely presentation of gifts for Michael Sanders, who has retired after 25 years of being on our Executive Committee. We have a new Committee member, John Young, who joined at the AGM. If you would be interested in joining our friendly Committee please do get in touch.
Our first speaker was Piyush Patel, an Audiologist at University Hospitals of Derby and Burton. He brought along new hearing aids that are being issued for patients with complex hearing loss that are patients of the hospital. This included a range of assistive devices that work alongside the new hearing aids.
Sadly our other speaker, Lisa Caldwell was unwell but our wonderful volunteer Francis Spencer stepped in to talk about the Listen Hear Support Group which meets once a month at the Guinness Trust, located close to the hospital.
We would like to thank our members for attending on the day, Ann Sullivan from Deaf and Hearing Support in Chesterfield who kindly came along to offer Electronic Notetaking for those who needed it, our speakers Piyush and Francis for their interesting presentations, all the volunteers who helped support the event and the hospital Facilities and Catering teams for support with the room and refreshments.