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28 million Britons to take telephonic hearing test

by Medindia Content Team on  January 16, 2006 at 9:29 PM General Health News   - G J E 4
28 million Britons to take telephonic hearing test
The Royal National Institute of Deaf People with collaboration with Trade Union Congress has launched a Sound Breaking Campaign which aims at checking the hearing capacity of 28 million people in United Kingdom through a telephonic conversation test. It is estimated that more than 4 million people in United Kingdom may have some kind of hearing impairment and has to be treated which requires early diagnosis.
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The test which was started on Christmas day on an average as 5,500 callers/day and the test takes about 5 minutes and has to be answered through a keypad and the test can be taken by dialing the phone number: 0845-600-55-55.

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