Children’s Audiology Service

About the Team:

We are a multispecialty service focusing on the early diagnosis and management of hearing loss in children and young people. Our patient centred service aims to provide in depth diagnostic assessment, investigation and habilitative management in order to meet each child’s hearing needs. We strive to maintain close contact with multidisciplinary team members including speech and language therapists, teachers of the deaf and paediatric consultants in order to provide a comprehensive service in line with national and international guidelines and best practice

.

About the Service:

East Kent Children’s Hearing Service provide Audiologist and Consultant led clinics across four sites in East Kent aiming to provide easy access to services for our patients and their families. Support services for hearing aid users such as battery collection, hearing aid follow-ups and repair appointments can also be accessed at any of our four locations

.

Clinic Locations:

Ashford - Rainbow Centre, Great Chart Bypass, Ashford, Kent, TN23 4ER

Canterbury - Children's Assessment Centre, Kent and Canterbury Hospital, Ethelbert Road, Canterbury, CT1 3NG

Dover - Buckland Hospital, Outpatient Reception, Coombe Valley Road, Dover, Kent, CT17 0HD

Margate - Green Banks Centre, Westfield Road, Garlinge, Margate, Kent, CT9 5PA

.

How to refer:

EKCHS Paediatric Audiology e-Referral Form

Once fully completed please email to: ekh-tr.eastkentchildrenshearingservice@nhs.net

NOTE 

  1. No paper referrals are accepted
  2. This form is not for the audiology screening service.  Please do not refer in a child that has not had a hearing test since birth

.

Contact details:

Tel:  01227 864131 | E-mail:  ekh-tr.eastkentchildrenshearingservice@nhs.net | Website:  Children's Hearing Service

.

Have a question or query?

Get in touch