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Armed Forces: Hearing Impairment

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 46940, tabled on 10 September 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether armed forces personnel may be required under their terms of service to have steroid injections for hearing damage or loss sustained during their service.

Answered on

20 September 2021

All hearing rescue treatment for Armed Forces personnel is based on informed consent. It is not compulsory.