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Childrens Hearing Services (Audiology)

We provide a wide range of family-friendly audiology services for babies, children and young people.

The Children’s Hearing Team is comprised of Paediatric Audiologists who are scientifically and technically trained professionals in hearing and balance problems, in addition to our dediacted admin team.

The service operates from the GEM Centre, Neachells Lane.


Our work mainly involves hearing, balance and tinnitus assessment and advice, together with specialised hearing aid fitting and evaluation using advanced digital technology.

Our multi-disciplinary approach enables us to work closely with Ear Nose and Throat, Speech and Language, Sensory Inclusion (Educational Audiologist and Teachers of the Deaf), Paediatricians and Social Services teams.

Hearing Aids

  • Faulty Hearing Aids can be brought in at any time during The Gem Centre’s opening hours.
  • If we are unable to attend to the problem right away we will ask you to leave the Hearing Aid for repair and will attend to it within one working day.
  • Families are advised to contact us if possible before bringing the Hearing Aids for repair.

Who to contact

Telephone
01902 444360
Text only: 07800 006477
E-mail
rwh-tr.childrenshearingservices@nhs.net
Website
Childrens Hearing Services (Audiology) Webpage

Where to go

Name
Children's Hearing Services
Address
GEM Centre
Neachells Lane
Wednesfield
Wolverhampton
West Midlands
Postcode
WV11 3PG

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm.

Other Details

Availability

Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

Referrals are accepted from General Practitioners (GPs), Paediatricians, School Nurses, Health Visitors and other professionals.

Parents and carers who want to request a hearing test for babies and children under 3 years of age should contact their Family Doctor, School Nurse or Health Visitor to request a referral to us.  For children over 3 years of age we accept parental requests directly.

Record Last Updated on: 25/06/2019

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