Community Audiology Services

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Service Information

Our community Audiology Service provides specialist support for patients with hearing loss over the age of 55. The service can provide patients with free hearing tests and are able to diagnose and support in the provision of hearing aids. The service also provides a range of follow-up care packages for patients in the repair, maintenance and adjustment of hearing aids after initial fitting. Patients can be referred to this service directly by their GP’s or can self-refer (see referral methods below).

 

Our audiology service also supports in the diagnosis and treatment of patients seen through our community ENT service by providing hearing tests. For more information on our community ENT pathway see here

Inclusion Criteria

Specialist support for patients with hearing loss over the age of 55.

Exclusion Criteria

Patients with hearing loss under the age of 55.

Diagnostics Provided

-Pure Tone Audiometry
-Tympanometry

Referral method

Referrals made using standard referral template via ERS or email to: modality.audiology@nhs.net or patients can self-refer by completing the online referral form