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WELCOME TO THE REVISED WEBSITE OF CAMBRIDGE HEARING TRUST

WE ARE REGISTERED WITH THE CHARITY COMMISSION: NO 1002088

OUR MISSION IS TO PROVIDE RELIEF FOR PROFOUNDLY DEAF PERSONS AND TO CARRY OUT, OR ASSIST WITH, RESEARCH INTO THE PROVISION OF ELECTRONIC DEVICES FOR THE RELIEF OF PROFOUNDLY DEAF PERSONS

WE WERE REGISTERED IN 1990 TO FORMALISE AN EXISTING ARRANGEMENT WHEREBY INDIVIDUALS HAD TO RAISE FUNDS TO PAY FOR COCHLEAR IMPLANT DEVICES AT A TIME WHEN THESE WERE NOT FUNDED BY THE NHS

SINCE THEN AND THANKS TO GENEROUS DONORS, FUNDRAISERS AND LEGACIES WE HAVE BEEN ABLE TO ASSIST THE WORK OF THE EMMELINE CENTRE IN ADDENBROOKE’S HOSPITAL CAMBRIDGE WITH GRANTS FOR BUILDING, EQUIPMENT AND SALARIES TO THE EXTENT OF OVER £1.3M

WE HAVE ALSO MADE SMALLER GRANTS, FOR EXAMPLE,TO ASSIST WITH THE SETTING UP OF FOCUS GROUPS FOR DEAF PEOPLE AND TO ASSIST PATENTS WITH THE COSTS OF TRAVEL TO AND FROM THE HOSPITAL.

WHILST WE MAINLY PROVIDE ASSISTANCE IN THE EAST ANGLIA REGION, WE ARE ABLE TO CONSIDER THE PROVISION OF ASSISTANCE ANYWHERE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

WE HAVE SIX TRUSTEES, ALL VOLUNTARY, THUS WITHOUT SALARIES TO PAY, MORE OF OUR INCOME IS AVAILABLE FOR USE IN FULFILLING OUR MISSION.