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Telephone: 01942 244 000

Welcome to Audiology

Hearing Therapy 

Complex Needs Service 

Swim Moulds 

Employment and Educational Assistance

Hearing Aid
Maintenance Classes
 

How to use your hearing aid with ear-mould podcast

 How to use your hearing aid with open fitting podcast

Request Audiology services online 

Severe or profound hearing
impairment clinic

Tinnitus Services

Transition from paediatric to adult Audiology Services

We are listening - Audiology Patient Feedback

 

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

Request Audiology Services Online

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