Audiology (hearing and balance)
The Isle of Man’s award winning Audiology Department provides a comprehensive hearing and balance service for the whole of the island. We are small team of experienced clinical audiologists, assistant audiologists, administrative staff who are supported by trained ‘Hear2Help’ volunteers and healthcare assistants. The service is led by Dr Stephen Griffiths, Consultant Audiologist.
Services are provided for both adults and children and include hearing diagnostic testing & counselling for hearing impaired individuals, provision of digital hearing aids, balance testing and Tinnitus Counselling.
West Wing (between the ENT Department and Day Procedures Suite)
+44 1624 650407
The Nobles Hospital department is open Monday to Friday from 9am until 12.30pm and 1:30pm until 5pm. Subject to staff availability, drop in hearing aid clinics are held at Thie Rosien in Port Erin on Tuesdays from 9:30am to 12 noon and Ramsey Cottage Hospital Monday and Wednesday from 9:30am to 12 noon.
At busy times, contacting the department by telephone may be difficult. If you experience difficulty, please leave an answerphone message
Alternatively, it may be easier to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
There are lifts available by A&E to take you to the 1st floor. Audiology is adjacent to Suite F in the West Wing marked as yellow on the floor plan.
Central Community Health Centre
+44 1624 642634 (text only: +44 7624 302772)
Children’s Audiology is in the building next door to the Kensington Medical Practice. Turn right as you walk through the main entrance and you will see Children’s Audiology signposted.
The Audiology Service operates strictly by appointment only.
If you are over the age of 50 you can make a self-referral and do not need to be referred by the GP. To self-refer, you must not have:
- Pain in the ears
- Sudden change in hearing in the last 3 months
- Hearing loss affecting only one ear
- Tinnitus (noises) affecting only one ear
Episodes of dizziness where you feel you are spinning around and you feel sick.