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Glossary: U

Unilateral deafness

Deafness in one ear only is known as unilateral deafness, UHL, single-sided hearing loss/deafness.

Upper Tribunal

If you do not agree with the Disability Appeal Tribunal (First Tier) decision  - for example about Disability Living Allowance - you may be able to appeal to the Upper Tribunal, but only on a point of law.