Organisation Details

Organisation

Name
Children's Hearing Service

Venue Address

Address 1
Children's Community Audiology B&NES and West Wiltshire
Address 2
Room 17, Ground Floor, Midford House, Kempthorne Lane
Town
St Martin's Hospital
County
Bath
Postcode
BA2 5RP

More About The Organisation

Organisation Description

About the Organisation

Our community based service provides hearing assessment for any child referred aged 6 months to 16 years, and any child with a permanent hearing impairment requiring monitoring of hearing aid use.

Firstly the service offers assessment for any child whose parents or health and educational professionals are concerned about their hearing. We will plan an age appropriate assessment at a health facility where this can be safely carried out. State of the art premises designed for specialist assessment have been recently built at St Martin’s Hospital on the south side of Bath, and this venue is very popular with parents.

Secondly, we provide specialist care for children with permanent hearing loss through the St Martin’s Hospital clinic with our audiologists and a team of audiology staff. Many of our children are first seen as babies, because their hearing problem was picked up by the newborn hearing screening programme.

For other children a hearing problem becomes apparent when seen in clinic as an older child. We are very happy to see children with known hearing loss, with or without hearing aids, and children with tinnitus. Children with permanent hearing loss are seen regularly for monitoring and hearing aid support using our specialist facility at St Martin’s.

A child can be referred by their GP or health visitor.

Opening Times
MondayFrom 09:00To 17:00
TuesdayFrom 09:00To 17:00
WednesdayFrom 09:00To 17:00
ThursdayFrom 09:00To 17:00
FridayFrom 09:00To 17:00
SaturdayCLOSED
SundayCLOSED
How do people access your service?
They need a referral

Organisation Details

Type Of Service
Health
Age of Users
From 0 To 16
Who can use your service?

We can see any child whose family doctor is in Bath & North East Somerset, Frome and Shepton in East Mendip and the towns and villages of North and West Wiltshire (Malmesbury to Warminster and Bradford on Avon across to Devizes).

Inclusive Services

Additional and Special Educational Needs

Conditions
Hearing Impairment

Preparing for Adulthood

Preparing for Adulthood Categories

Preparing for Adulthood - Health
Health Services

This organisation was last updated on Monday, 04 Jun 2018 12:25 PM - if you think this information is out of date or inaccurate then please let us know

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