Paediatric Audiology

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

Services include:

  • 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 currently used include:

  • 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)

We provide this service at

Conquest Hospital

The Ridge, St Leonards-on-Sea
East Sussex, TN37 7RD
(01424) 755255

Crowborough War Memorial Hospital

Southview Close
Crowborough, TN6 1HB
01892 652284

Eastbourne District General Hospital

Kings Drive, Eastbourne
East Sussex, BN21 2UD
(01323) 417400

Eastbourne Park Primary Care Centre

Broadwater Way, Eastbourne
East Sussex, BN22 9PQ
(01323) 413783

Lewes Victoria Hospital

Nevill Rd
Lewes, BN7 1PF
(01273) 474153

Ore Clinic

407 Old London Rd
Hastings, TN35 5BH
(01424) 728360

Rye, Winchelsea and District Memorial Hospital

Peasmarsh Road, Rye
East Sussex, TN31 7UD
(01797) 224499

Uckfield Community Hospital

Framfield Road, Uckfield
East Sussex, TN22 5AW
(01825) 769999