Trafford hearing specialist named Audiologist of the Year
Trafford General hearing specialist Greg Nassar has been named
Audiologist of the Year 2014, fighting off stiff competition to
become the first NHS professional to win the prestigious award.
The competition, which is run in partnership between hearing
aid battery manufacturer Rayovac, publication Audio Infos Magazine
and the European Hearing Instrument Manufacturers' Association
relies on nominations from patients who have experienced
exceptional care from their audiologist.
Greg was nominated by patient Lynn Chipperfield who expressed how
Greg had gone above and beyond to ensure her daughter got the best
She said: "Greg deserves this accolade for many reasons, not least
his unfailing enthusiasm for his role and his determination that
his patients get the best possible care in terms of availability,
access and technology. He understands how important aesthetics are
to young children and that, if you get the little things right, the
bigger things fall into place.
"My daughter benefitted hugely from having an audiologist with
such vision. She had sparkly pink ear moulds with 'In the
Night Garden' characters in them. This gave her a sense of
ownership and meant that at under two years of age, she wore her
hearing aids almost constantly!"
Greg's commitment to helping Lynn's daughter overcome her unique
circumstances and his consistent support, led the judges to
announce him the winner.
Lynn concluded: "In short, we feel we have had exceptional
service from Greg and his team at Trafford General and he is
deserving of your award. He's been a very positive influence in our
lives at a time when we really needed professional and
Judging is now underway to decide which of the winners from each
of the participating countries will win the overall title of
European Audiologist of the Year.
Greg with patient Freya Chipperfield