This service offers a screening service for children up to the age of 16 where there are professional or carer concerns about hearing or if a child has had an unsatisfactory School Hearing Screen.

Referral is usually made by the Health Visitor or School Nurse, but any health professional can refer with parent/carer permission.

This department works closely with Ear, Nose and Throat and our hospital audiology services.  Clinics are held at Sunderland Royal Hospital, the Galleries Health Centre, Central Clinic and Children’s Centre.

Contact us

0191 5656256 extension 45266

Finding us

Community Audiology, Central Clinic, Children’s Centre, Durham Road, Sunderland SR3 4AF

Our team

Associate Specialist: Dr Gemma Ward
Secretary: Janet Hill
Divisional General Manager: Claire McManus
Directorate Manager: Derek Curry
Matron: Richard Allsop