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

UNCERTAINTY: How can hearing aid technology be improved to aid increased functionality for adults with mild to moderate hearing loss?  (JLA PSP Priority 16-30)
Overall ranking Top 16-30
JLA question ID 0033/16-30j
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

When will hearing aids be developed that will work in vehicles, large spaces and with technology such as video-conferencing  ~  Inductively rechargeable hearing aids - the only person I know who uses one has arthritis and cannot change the batteries. Imaging the case just recharging them  ~  Is it possible to have better, longer lasting batteries in hearing aids?  ~  Better hearing aids  ~  Can we improve the clarity offered by hearing aids?  ~  Research into the development of improved quality of sound in hearing aids  ~  Can a non-whistling hearing aid be made?  ~  Hearing aids which don't whistle!

Submitted by Service users x 7, Clinicians x 1, Others x 1
Outcomes to be measured Improved hearing aid functionality
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