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"My hearing has been transformed ! Almost 100% improvement !  My husband noticed the difference within 10 minutes of my return home.  Thank you again."  Mrs AR

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cochlear implant

An electronic device worn like a hearing aid that gives a 'sensation' of hearing if you are profoundly deaf. It processes sounds into electrical signals which are sent to an internal part surgically implanted in your ear. Find out more about cochlear implants at RNID.

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Ear Nose & Throat Service (ENT)

Audiology and Hearing Aid Service



Our highly skilled and experienced Audiologists provide a comprehensive Audiology and Hearing Aid Service for the Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland region. 

We provide a range of specialist tests and individual management plans for the following services:

  • Adult Audiology Service
  • Bone anchored hearing aid service
  • Children's Audiology Service
  • Diagnostic Newborn Hearing Assessment
  • Hearing Therapy
  • Tinnitus Clinic
  • Vestibular Service

Services across the region

The main Audiology Department is based at the Freeman Hospital, but we also work at a number of other local hospitals meaning you may not have to travel a long distance to be seen. We provide services at: 

  • Alnwick Infirmary
  • Union Brae Surgery, Berwick upon Tweed
  • Corbridge Health Centre
  • Manor Walks, Cramlington
  • Hexham General Hospital
  • The Mount, Morpeth
  • North Tyneside General Hospital

We also perform hearing assessments for consultant-led clinics at Alnwick Infirmary, Benfield Park, Corbridge, Cramlington, Hexham General Hospital, The Mount, Morpeth, North Tyneside General Hospital, Great North Children's Hospital - Royal Victoria Infirmary and Union Brae Surgery.

As well as these ENT clinics, we perform adult hearing aid fittings at the following health centres: Alnwick Infirmary, Benfield Park, Corbridge, Cramlington, The Mount, Morpeth,  and the Belsay Unit  @ the Centre for Ageing and Vitality.

More information

For more information about our Audiology and Hearing Aid Service, please contact:

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