If you're having problems hearing your TV, telephone, doorbell or smoke detector, we can give you advice. You can get a free hearing screening test at the Hearing Resource Centre, Eva Wilson Building at Overdale Hospital. You can drop by any Wednesday between 9am and 11.30am. There's no need to book or call ahead.
We can also offer a hearing screening appointments at the General Hospital or the Hearing Resource Centre, Overdale, but you need to contact us. We need your full name, date of birth and GP name.
If you already have a hearing device, contact us to book a reassessment appointment.
If you have a large, sudden drop in your level of hearing, contact us immediately on +44 (0) 1534 442551.
If you don't already have a hospital hearing aid and you would like to be assessed for one, you can come for a hearing screening test as shown above. You can also ask your GP to refer you to the Audiology Department.
You can get a digital behind-the-ear hearing aid free of charge. We also provide digital
all-in-the-ear hearing aids, but there is a cost for these.
Hearing aid problems and repair clinics
If you have a broken or problematic hospital hearing aid, you don't need to book. You can bring it to our free drop-in repair clinics at the:
- Audiology Department, General Hospital on Monday from 9am to 12pm
- Hearing Resource Centre, Overdale on Wednesday, from 9am to 11.30am
If you need to make an appointment, you can also call the Audiology Department.
Hearing Resource Centre, Overdale
For all emergency repairs out of these hours, call us on +44 (0) 1534 442551 first.
If you're not an existing client, you can come for a hearing screening test as shown above. The staff test your hearing and then book a dedicated tinnitus appointment. You can also ask your GP to refer you. If you already are one of our clients, call us to arrange a tinnitus appointment on +44 (0) 1534 442551.