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Audiologist

Services for people with problems with hearing and balance

Audiology is the healthcare profession that provides services for people with problems with their hearing or balance. They carry out hearing tests, provide advice about Tinnitus management, fit NHS hearing aids, carry out diagnostic tests of Hearing and Balance function and provide rehabilitation programmes for patients diagnosed with a Balance dysfunction.


National Deaf Children’s Society: http://www.ndcs.org.uk or freephone 0800 800 8880


The Elizabeth Foundation for deaf children: http://www.elizabeth-foundation.org/ a national charity, based in Portsmouth. Telephone 02392 372735


Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust Audiology department: http://www.royalberkshire.nhs.uk/wards-and-services/audiology.htm