Starting Education Booklet

  We are really pleased to announce that we have received funding from The National Lottery Community Fund The funding will be used to create a new information guide for children starting in education. It’ll be a valuable resource for families who struggle to find the time to speak to teachers when their child starts […]

Research Findings!

Maia Thornton shares findings (see below) from an online survey conducted with parents of children with appearance-affecting conditions, like microtia. She is now developing new support materials for parents/carers and we can’t wait to see them.     Exploring the experience of parents and carers of children with appearance affecting conditions or injuries Online survey […]

Charlie was on the BBC News!

A huge well done to Charlie (aged 9) who was featured on the BBC news. Charlie talked about the impact that face masks have had on him and what he thinks the affects might be on other people who are deaf or have any type of hearing loss. You can watch his video here.

MED-EL Patient Engagement Days

MED-EL have been unable to hold their regular Patient Engagement days which have proved popular over the last few years. Their planned webinar series will commence in February for both potential candidates and existing users. Series 1: • About MED-EL • Types of Hearing Loss • Types of Implants • Referral Process • Q&A Session […]

New Elephant Teddies In Stock

We are really excited to announce that our new mascot teddies are now in stock for bilateral and left-sided microtia! Both teddies come with a hearing aid attached behind the microtia ear(s) and you can find our charity logo on the foot. Take a look at our shop!

New Children’s Book

We have been working hard behind the scenes creating our new children’s book and here is a sneak preview of one of our draft illustrations. The book is based on 5 superheroes who go on a secret mission on behalf of the Prime Minister. But their mission isn’t so simple as they have to make […]

Join the 2.6 Challenge

Microtia UK Team Up With UK’s Biggest Event Organisers To Create 2.6 Challenge   Thousands of fundraising events across the UK have been cancelled due to Covid-19 with a devastating impact on charity income that means many charities are facing closure. In response, Microtia UK and other mass-participation events organisers across the country have come together to create a new campaign to raise vital […]