Audiology

Hearing testWelcome to the audiology department section of the website at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust.

We are based at Airedale Hospital, on Level 2 in the main outpatients department.  The department has three sound proof rooms for conducting hearing tests and three consulting rooms for hearing aid fittings, repairs and rehabilitation. A workshop is also available to carry out any ear mould modifications required.

We currently fit the latest Siemens digital hearing aids to adults, with new patients being referred into the audiology service from their own GP or via the Ear, Nose, Throat (ENT) department at Airedale Hospital.
New adult patients will have their hearing assessed in a sound proof room by a senior member of staff. Existing patients can access the service at any time, by phoning the department directly and arranging a convenient appointment time.

The department also has a fully equipped paediatric testing room and paediatric testing is carried our routinely by qualified senior members of staff, with the paediatric support worker or junior audiologists.

The department consists of senior and junior audiologists, assistant audiologists, a paediatric support worker and administration staff. There are also various students present throughout the year on university placements.