Paediatric Audiology

Paediatric (Children’s) Audiology provides a comprehensive, family friendly, integrated screening, diagnostic and rehabilitation service, for babies and children with hearing difficulties.

Services available

  • newborn hearing screening and follow up diagnostic assessments
  • electro-physiological assessment under natural sleep, sedation or general anaesthetic
  • behavioural hearing assessments
  • full investigation of hearing loss including processing disorders
  • management of sudden hearing loss (e.g. meningitis)
  • Digital hearing aid fitting, programming and follow up

If a child is suspected of having hearing difficulties, the first point of contact should be with their health visitor or GP.

Venues providing the service

  • Conquest Hospital – sound proof
  • Crowborough War Memorial Hospital – non sound treated (school age only)
  • Eastbourne Park Practice – sound treated
  • Eastbourne District General Hospital – sound proof
  • Heathfield (community base) – sound treated
  • Lewes (Orchard House, Lewes Victoria Hospital) – non sound treated (school age only)
  • Ore (children’s integrated therapies) – sound treated
  • Rye, Winchelsea and District Memorial Hospital – non sound treated (school age only)
  • Uckfield Community Hospital – non sound treated (school age only)

Contact us

(01323) 444187