Cochlear implant film: episodes two and three

medel switch on

Episodes Two and Three of the film are now available.

Episode Two is about the operation, which is almost exactly a year ago (a year last Thursday, to be precise).  Episode Three is switch-on, which took place on 7 December 2017.  It’s hard to believe that a year has gone by since those events. Continue reading


At the hospital

A best wishes message from a friend, on the occasion of my new ear

Do you want to hear about the operation?  (A number of people have asked).  Or rather, what happened in the hospital (I was asleep for the operation).  The very squeamish needn’t read on.  No, really, it was fine.

First of all, a big cheer for the Listening for Life Centre at Bradford Royal Infirmary (BRI), the base of the Yorkshire Auditory Implant Service. Continue reading