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16/10/2018
RIDBC Audiologist Elise Coombs (left) with Port Macquarie resident and cochlear implant recipient Marianne Kilmurray.

In a first for the state of NSW, RIDBC have partnered with the Mid North Coast Local Health District to provide end-to-end cochlear implant services at Port Macquarie Base Hospital and the newly refurbished RIDBC Port Macquarie centre.

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06/05/2016

Families of children who have vision loss from regional and remote areas of Australia recently visited Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) in Sydney for a specialised intensive residential Braille camp.

08/04/2016

Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) is celebrating the wonderful contribution of our senior community as part of NSW Seniors Festival, 1–10 April.

NSW Seniors Festival is an annual event to celebrate and recognise seniors for the role they play and the contributions they make to the NSW community.

05/04/2016
RIDBC Audiologist Carol Amos with cochlear implant recipient Jil Parker

Don't be complacent. Have your hearing checked during NSW Seniors Festival 2016.
With an ageing population, hearing loss is projected to increase to 1 in every 4 Australians by 2050. In the lead up to NSW Seniors Festival 2016, held Friday 1 April to Sunday 10 April, RIDBC health professionals are calling for Australians to take action on hearing loss by adding a visit to an audiologist to their annual list of medical check-ups.

30/03/2016

Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) celebrated a significant milestone this month when Associate Professor Catherine Birman, Medical Director of SCIC Cochlear Implant Program, performed her 1,000th cochlear implant surgery.

23/03/2016

The 2016 Coleman Greig Challenge, being held on Friday 21 October, is inviting Western Sydney businesses to get fit, have fun and give back for a worthy cause – with all funds raised supporting Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC), St Gabriel’s School and My Westmead.

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