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Audiology

The Audiology department provides hearing assessment following a direct patient referral from a GP. They select, programme and fit digital hearing aids for adults and provide follow-up hearing aid consultations, hearing aid repair clinics and battery issue.

Reassessments are also available where necessary.

Audiology also provides support for ENT clinics, together with:

  • Brainstem testing
  • Balance testing and rehabilitation
  • Tinnitus assessment and counselling

Staff

  • Head of Service Samantha Cooper
  • Chief Audiologist Nigel Perry
  • Clinical Scientist (Audiology) Michelle Little (Children's Hearing Centre)
  • Senior Audiologist Alison Stather-Hooper
  • Senior Audiologist Claire Stuart
  • Senior Audiologist/Hearing Therapist  Jacqueline Paddock
  • Audiologist Deborah Allen
  • Audiologist - Rebecca Mould
  • Audiologist - Charlotte White
  • Associate Audiological Practitioner Phillipa Evans
  • Associate Audiological Practitioner Gemma Knapman-Nuttall
  • Senior Assistant Technical Officer Carlotta Dorman
  • Senior Assistant Technical Officer Frank Anderson
  • School Screeners/Assistant Technical Officer Joe Lewis
  • School Screeners/Assistant Technical Officer Debra Hollis
  • Administrator/Receptionist Nikki Jones
  • Administrator/Receptionist Tanya Cooper
  • Admin lead Denise Prothero (Children's Hearing Centre)

Additional Information

Paediatric and children's hearing aid services are at Ross Road Clinic.

Drop-in sessions

Drop-in repair sessions are also available for hearing aid repairs, as detailed below. Please note: for these sessions we are only able to do basic repairs, such as replacing tubing, and cannot do any hearing aid adjustments.

  • Hereford County Hospital 
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday - 9am to 12.30pm, 1.30pm to 4pm
    Thursday - 9am to 12.30pm

  • Ross-on-Wye Community hospital
    Every Tuesday morning for hearing aid repairs - 9am until 12pm
    No need to book an appointment.

Drop in sessions

These services are provided in association with Deaf Direct.   A Deaf Direct representative is in attendance at these drop in sessions to provide advice.  Click here to find out more about Deaf Direct.  

Please note: for these sessions we are only able to do basic repairs, such as replacing tubing, and cannot do any hearing aid adjustments or replacements.

  • Ross-on-Wye Community hospital
    Last Friday of the month - 10am to 12pm

  • Ledbury Harling Court
    Last Wednesday of the month - 2pm to 4pm

  • Bromyard Nunwell surgery
    First Thursday of the month - 2pm to 4pm

  • Leominster Community hospital
    First Friday of the month - 10am to 12pm

  • Kington Court
    First Friday of the month - 2pm to 4pm

Useful Links

Contact Details

Telephone: 01432 372939
Email: audiology@wvt.nhs.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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