Priority 5 from the Mild to Moderate Hearing Loss PSP

UNCERTAINTY: Can new technologies replace hearing aids for the treatment of mild to moderate hearing loss in adults? (JLA PSP Priority 5)
Overall ranking 5
JLA question ID 0033/5
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

Development of new technologies to replace need for hearing aids  ~  Will we get to a stage where people with only slight hearing loss can wear some sort of discreet amplifier to use in social situations?

Submitted by Service users x 1, Clinicians x 0, Others x 1
Outcomes to be measured Replacement for hearing aids/ Feasibility of discrete amplification devices
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