Cochlear implants to benefit more people with hearing loss Hundreds more children and adults with severe to profound hearing loss will be given the option of having cochlear implants, under new guidance.
It comes as the NHS watchdog NICE revised its definition of severe deafness - extending the number of people who could benefit.
Charities welcomed the move, suggesting previous guidance had been among "the strictest in the developed world".
The guidance applies to England and Wales. BBC News