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Have we forgotten the good changes Labour has made?

Dr Ian Ward (Letters, March 5) is absolutely right – I am classed as hard of hearing, not deaf. I do not use sign language and neither do most of our hard-of-hearing patients who are often elderly and may even refuse to accept that they have a hearing problem.

The Government initiative is, however, for those who are both mentally ill and deaf. And quite rightly, as these patients do have difficulty getting appropriate help.

Dr Judith Langfield


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