Priorities 16-30 from the Mild to Moderate Hearing Loss PSP

UNCERTAINTY: Why is speech through hearing aids not clear for some adults with mild to moderate hearing loss, and can this be improved?  (JLA PSP Priority 16-30)
Overall ranking Top 16-30
JLA question ID 0033/16-30d
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP
Evidence To follow
Health Research Classification System category Ear
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples

Why does speech on every digital appliance (TV, Radio etc) sound robotic to me with or without my hearing aids?  ~  Why can I hear without my hearing aids, but I struggle to hear what people say?  ~  clarity of speech improvements in hearing aids  ~  Can hearing aids restore clarity for speech?

Submitted by Service users x 4, Clinicians x 0, Others x 0
Outcomes to be measured Improved speech clarity
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0033
PSP name Mild to Moderate Hearing Loss
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 87  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 3 September 2015