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Children's Hearing Services

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   Welcome

The Paediatric Audiology Department is a specialist clinical service which aims to assess your child’s hearing and identify and manage hearing impairment in children of all ages. 

Newborn hearing screening programme

For more information on what to expect following a referral from the Newborn Hearing Screening Programme (NHSP) click here here

What to expect from your child's hearing assessment (6+ months)

For more information on what to expect from your child's hearing assessment click here here

 

How to obtain a referral

 

For more information on how to obtain a referral click here here

  

 

Types of hearing test for children - objective testing

The type of test used by a clinician to assess a child’s hearing is much dependent upon their developmental age. For more information on hearing tests for children click here here

Types of hearing tests for children - behavioural testing

 

The type of test used by a clinician to assess a child's hearing is much dependent on their developmental age. For more information on behavioural testing click here here

What happens if a hearing loss is identified

Should a hearing loss be identified, your Audiologist may recommend that you child is fitted with a hearing aid to give your child access to sound. For more information click here here

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