Dr Eldré Beukes and Rachel Knappett
Dr Eldré Beukes, is a Clinical Scientist in Audiology, who has gained widespread experience working in various NHS trusts. Her speciality lies in hearing implantable devices, vestibular assessments, tinnitus work and managing complex hearing loss. She has a PhD in Audiology, teaches students and is involved in numerous post-doctoral research projects. She won the 2017 Marie and Jack Shapiro Prize for her publication on the development of the Internet-intervention for tinnitus and the Richard May prize for the best training audiological scientist following her exams in 2009.
Rachel Knappett, is Head of adult rehabilitation at Cambridge Universities Hospital Trust at Addenbrooke’s Hospital. As a Specialist Audiologist, she has extensive experience as the lead Audiologist for the tinnitus, teenage hearing services and single-sided deafness clinics at Addenbrooke’s Hosptial. Further expertise includes the provision of customised hearing protection and hearing therapy. Rachel worked with the International Nepal Fellowship to Nepal to provide Audiology support on one of their ‘Ear Camps.’ She chairs the East of England professional tinnitus network and is on the Cambs Tinnitus Support Group committee.