Nic Russell has been the Marketing and Communications Manager for the Pindrop Foundation for 10 years. Nic comes from a health advocacy and consumer engagement background, having worked in health campaigns and attended international training workshops for health consumer advocacy in America and Australia. Nic holds a post graduate diploma in communications management and PR, in addition to a BA in Psychology. The driving force behind her role is the people she meets and seeing the life changing benefits cochlear implants have had on their lives. Nic will give an overview of cochlear implants for adults.