Robert Beiny

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Robert Beiny
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Born (1958-01-03) 3 January 1958 (age 61)
London, UK
OccupationHearing aid audiologist

Robert Beiny (born 3 January 1958) is a British hearing aid audiologist based in Harpenden, Hertfordshire, UK.[1][2][3]


Beiny joined the Central London Hearing Centre in 1976, where he developed an interest in the hearing, speech and language development challenges of hearing impaired young children. His career allowed him to travel, lecturing and providing audiological support to children and adults with hearing loss. He has been a campaigner for better audiological service in the UK and promotes best practices to professional peers.

A career change saw him based at London's Nomis Studios (1984–86) while the Live Aid production was underway, working in artist liaison and providing audiological advice on hearing protection to major musical artists. An interest in the hearing conservation of professional musicians developed a focus on helping develop in ear monitors and tinnitus support

Beiny acts as a spokesperson on matters related to hearing healthcare and hearing protection and appears regularly on TV and radio.[4][5] He established his Hertfordshire based clinic, Hearing Healthcare Practice in 1993.[6][7][8] and is actively involved in clinical care.

He acts as an adviser to hearing aid manufacturers helping to shape product developments and was selected by Phonak to launch Lyric hearing aid in 2010.

Awards and recognition[edit]

Beiny is the three-times winner of the UK Audiologist of the Year (2009, 2011, 2017) [9][1] and twice winner of the European Audiologist of the Year (2009, 2017).[10][11] [12]

He is a Fellow of the British Society of Hearing Aid Audiologists, Co-founder and past Chair of The Association of Independent Hearing Healthcare Professionals, a member of the British Society of Audiology, British Academy of Audiology and a Member of The Royal Society of Health.[13][14].


  1. ^ a b "Audiologist recognised after helping patient with hearing loss 'live life to the full'". The Argus (Brighton). Retrieved 23 August 2018.
  2. ^ Dart, James; Woods, Penny; Widdicombe, Josh (7 June 2010). "Today in Sport - as it happened". the Guardian. The Guardian. Retrieved 23 August 2018.
  3. ^ "Audiologist recognised after helping patient with hearing loss 'live life to the full'". Warrington Guardian. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  4. ^ "World Cup's big loser, your ears". The Independent. Retrieved 23 August 2018.
  5. ^ "Dunstable is the worst offender in the East of England for empty shops, Iain Lee - Chapters". BBC News. Retrieved 23 August 2018.
  6. ^ "MP3 volume dangers revealed". Nursing in Practice. 6 December 2010. Retrieved 30 January 2019.
  7. ^ "Audiologist recognised after helping patient with hearing loss 'live life to the full'". The Press (York). Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  8. ^ "20 health resolutions we should all adopt in 2017". Country Living. 29 December 2016. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  9. ^ "BSHAA Fellow named UK Audiologist of the Year". BSHAA. Retrieved 23 August 2018.
  10. ^ "British Robert Beiny becomes European Audiologist of the Year". Retrieved 23 August 2018.
  11. ^ "UK top audiologist Robert Beiny scoops European AOTY Award". Audiology World News. Retrieved 23 August 2018.
  12. ^ "Case Study featuring Robert Beiny's Audiologist of the Year award winning work". BIHIMA. Retrieved 23 August 2018.
  13. ^ Suslak, Anne. "Harpenden audiologist wins European award". Herts Advertiser. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  14. ^ "Bryan Adams' Hear the World photography exhibition". Fame. 21 July 2009. Retrieved 23 August 2018.