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Welcome to Audiology

An audiologist at workWelcome to the Audiology service – here you will find information about the services we provide which we hope you will find useful.

We provide a range of high quality digital hearing aids, comprehensive hearing and balance assessments, hearing aid fitting, rehabilitation services and therapy for hearing impaired adults – all of which are entirely free.

What is Audiology?

The term Audiology refers to the science of hearing.

A much broader definition of Audiology is the discipline involved in the prevention and identification of hearing impairment; which includes evaluation of hearing disorders, the selection and evaluation of hearing aids and the habilitation/rehabilitation of individuals with hearing impairment.

Services offered include: An Audiologist and a Patient

  • Hearing Aid Service
  • Tinnitus Service
  • Balance Service
  • Hearing Therapy Service
  • Complex needs service
  • Severe / profound hearing loss service  

Included free of charge in the service are:

  • Discreet state-of-the-art digital hearing aids
  • Batteries and repairs
  • Rehabilitation and hearing therapy service
  • Comprehensive after care for life
  • Hearing Aid Maintenance Classes

Some Questions and Answers

How long will I have to wait?
Our aim is to offer you an appointment within about four weeks.

How do I make an appointment?

To be referred to NHS Audiology you will need to:
1. Visit your GP to check your ears are clear
2. Ask your GP to send us a referral.

UKAS AccreditedLocation
There are two audiology departments; one situated on the first floor at the Thomas Linacre Centre and the other at Leigh Infirmary (Area 5).

Opening Times
Audiology service opening hours are 8:30am to 5:30pm, Monday to Friday.

Contact Us
The Audiology Department
Suite 2, Thomas Linacre Centre
Parsons Walk
Wigan, WN7 1HS
Telephone: 01942 774667
E-mail:   audiology@wwl.nhs.uk

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