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.
0191 5656256 extension 45266
Community Audiology, Central Clinic, Children’s Centre, Durham Road, Sunderland SR3 4AF
Associate Specialist: Dr Gemma Ward
Secretary: Janet Hill
Divisional General Manager: Jackie Butterworth
Directorate Manager: Derek Curry
Matron: Richard Allsop