Jan 2020 Daily Mail Australia
The Queen has been spotted in public wearing a hearing aid for the first time. The 93-year-old monarch was pictured with a brown and red device lodged in her right ear as she was whisked to a church service on her Sandringham estate. It comes five years after her husband Prince Philip was seen wearing discreet behind-the-ear hearing aids when he was also 93 in October 2014.
The type used by the Queen appear to be canal hearing aids, which according to the NHS 'aren't usually powerful enough for people with severe hearing loss’