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Service summary

NHS Audiology

Our audiology team provides a full range of diagnostic and rehabilitative hearing procedures in a caring and friendly environment for all ages. The team of registered audiologists and assistant audiologists have had extensive internal and external training. We carry out hearing assessments in a sound treated environment using the latest equipment. We will explain the results of your audiology assessment during your appointment and you will also receive a report following your appointment. Where required we fit high specification digital hearing aids, following nationally recommended procedures. A written report will be issued on the same day which supports the information given and the counselling which has been carried out during the appointment. From GP referral to diagnostic assessment 16 days. From diagnostic assessment to hearing aid issue 20 days. Adult audiology clinics are provided from the following locations with appointments available between Monday and Friday from 8.45am and 4.45pm. Hearing aid repair and maintenance appointments There are booked appointments available in all locations. This service is only available by contacting us by phone on any of the phone numbers listed above. If you are unable to use a telephone for conversation we can also be contacted by text on 07919 691 Referrals can be made into the children’s audiology service by any health professional involved with your child’s care. Alternatively we can arrange assessments at the request of a child’s parent or guardian. University Hospital of Hartlepool Hartlepool Tel: (01429) 860976 One Life Hartlepool Park Road, Hartlepool Tel: (01429) 860103

Service provider

Client Groups Served

  • Long Term Condition
  • Sensory Loss
  • Carer

Accessibility

Physical Environment Accessibility

Are your premises accessible?
Yes

Other Accessibility

Could you provide a BSL interpreter?
Yes
You you cater for religious/cultural needs?
Yes
Is a referral required to access your service?
Yes