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Hi, my name is Maria! I need to buy a second hand hearing aids

Maria2017Maria2017 ListenerPosts: 2Member Listener
I work like a taxi driver and I need something to eliminate the background noise! I have a medium hearing loss! I don't have money for a new one

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  • CockneyRebelCockneyRebel Disability Gamechanger Posts: 5,246Community champion Disability Gamechanger
    Hi Maria and welcome

    Can you get  a referral from your GP ?
    My GP refered me for a hearing test and that enabled me to get my aids on the NHS

    CR
    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
  • Maria2017Maria2017 Listener Posts: 2Member Listener
    It's not possible because he don't believe me,he think I'm normal...I had a hearing test at Boots and I checked my hearing also in Harley Street to a private clinique! I have neurosenzoriale hearing loss and I'm sure about it,I can proove with my hearing test...
  • Pippa_ScopePippa_Scope Disability Gamechanger Posts: 5,856Member Disability Gamechanger
    edited October 2017
    Hi @Maria2017, welcome to the community!

    I would definitely advise going back to your GP with your evidence and explaining the situation further, or perhaps getting a second opinion with a different GP, to make sure your condition is being managed appropriately.

    DisabledGear are one site who sell second hand mobility equipment, and you also might find what you need on eBay and by searching for Facebook groups: there are a couple where users connect to sell/swap mobility equipment. Hope this helps!
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