Our Services

Paediatric Audiology 

The children’s audiology service aims to diagnose and manage hearing loss in East Cheshire. We accept new patients aged 0 – 16 years. Appointments take place at Macclesfield District General Hospital. Appointments are available 09.00 – 16.30 Mon – Fri (18.30 on Tuesdays).

Making an appointment

All our appointments are out-patient appointments. Our service accepts referrals from a wide range of professionals, including:  GPs, ENT surgeons, paediatricians, school nurses, health visitors, speech and language therapists and neurologists, as well as babies referred automatically via the Newborn Hearing Screening Programme (NHSP).

Contact Details

Paediatric Audiology

Main Outpatients Dept

Macclesfield District General Hospital

Victoria Road

Macclesfield

SK10 3BL

Phone: 01625 661754 (audiology secretary)

Phone: 01625 663333 (appointments)

Email: ecn-tr.Macc-child-audio@nhs.net

It may be necessary to leave a message – someone will get back to you within 1 working day

Services offered

  • Hearing aid fitting using a range of digital hearing aids
  • Protocols including real ear measurements
  • Ear mould service for hearing aid wearers
  • Multidisciplinary habilitation programmes
  • Ear moulds for swimming and noise protection

Staff

Clinical Lead: Robert Johnson

Paediatric Audiologist: Laura Rhodes

Audiology Assistant: Lyndsey Green

Secretary: Rita Ledgar

Repairs/batteries

For existing patients hearing aid repair appointments are available at 16.00 Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please contact us in advance. Hearing aid batteries can be collected from Macclesfield District General, Congleton War Memorial & Macclesfield Health Hub.

Additional support

Verbal and BSL Interpreters are available.

The Audiology department has many leaflets for patients and these are provided, when necessary, following the appointment. You may also find the following external websites useful. We are not responsible for the content of external websites.

RNID
A charity offering services for deaf and hard of hearing people and also provide information and support on all aspects of deafness, hearing loss and tinnitus.

Hearing Concern LINK
A national charity for the deaf and hard of hearing. Offers advice, campaign details and news and events information.

NDCS
A charity for deaf children based in the United Kingdom.

External Links