Old name, new purpose: why we’ve gone back to RNID

Hearing loss

Hearing loss affects 12 million people in the UK.

Find out about the different types of hearing loss, how to get your hearing tested, and what can help you hear better and overcome challenges communicating.


Free online hearing check

Check for signs of hearing loss in just 3 minutes with our free online test.
Check your hearing

Talking about hearing loss with loved ones

Have you noticed a change in a loved one’s hearing health? Here’s our advice on how to talk to them about it.
Read our advice

Support our communities

In a hearing world, having hearing loss is life changing. We’re here to ensure everyone can access information and support. Just £5 covers an enquiry made to our Contact Centre. Can you help?
Donate to RNID

Contact us

If you are deaf, have hearing loss or tinnitus and need free confidential and impartial information and support, contact RNID.

We’re open 8:30am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Page last updated: 2 January 2024

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