Where to find us:
West Wing (between the ENT Department and Day Procedures Suite)
+44 1624 650407
Central Community Health Centre
+44 1624 642634 (text only: +44 7624 302772)
The Audiology Clinic is signposted along the corridor from the main reception area at Noble's Hospital.
Audiology / hearing Services
Patients are referred to Audiology when they are having problems with their hearing or balance. We are here to provide a service to children and adults in relation to hearing assessments, digital hearing aids, balance (dizziness) testing and tinnitus (noises in the ears). The Audiology Service is a major support service to the ENT Department but also operates independently.
Clinics and times
Monday to Friday: 9am to 5pm
We also cover hearing aid clinics (for people who already have a hearing aid) on certain days at the following centres (no appointment is needed for the 'walk in' clinics):
Ramsey and District Cottage Hospital
- Monday: walk in clinic 9:30am to 12noon
Southlands, Port Erin
- Tuesday: walk in clinic 9:30am to 12noon
Walk in clinics at Noble's Hospital:
- Monday: 9:30am to 12 noon
- Wednesday: 1:30pm to 4:30pm
- Friday: 9.30am to 12 noon
Children's Hearing Clinic
The Children's hearing Clinic is based in the Central Community Health Centre in Douglas (next door to Kensington Group Doctors Practice). The Children's team are responsible for the long term management of children with hearing loss and they work very closely with other professionals such as Speech and Language Therapists, Children's Doctors and teachers.
The team may fit a child with temporary hearing aids to manage temporary hearing loss such as glue ear or sometimes if the child has permanent hearing loss present from birth or acquired early in life.
The Children's Department is staffed by a team of experienced children's audiologists, assistants, newborn hearing screeners and administration who are all very experienced in working with children and will make your child feel very comfortable. The Children's clinic is strictly appointment only to ensure your child is given the time they need.
Digital hearing aids
Hearing loss is very common in people over 60. If you think you may have 'age related' hearing problems you will be seen by an audiologist to check whether a hearing aid is needed. If you have any other problems, such as an ear infection, noises in the ears (tinnitus), dizziness or ear wax, you will need to see an ENT specialist first. Your family doctor will refer you to Audiology if needed.
The Audiology Department is fitting the most up to date digital hearing aids using the latest computerised equipment.
The Audiology Department is staffed by a team of fully qualified Audiologists and clerical support.