Welcome to Altrincham Audiology. The Paediatric Audiology
Service has three clinical scientists in audiology and two support
staff who are all based at Trafford General Hospital. We also have
clinics at Altrincham Hospital and at Chapel Road Clinic in
All our appointments are out-patient appointments. The
Paediatric Audiology 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 neonates referred automatically via the
Newborn Hearing Screening Programme (NHSP).
All of clinics are by appointment only, so please arrange an
appointment before attending.
Appointments for existing patients can be arranged by calling
the department on 0161 746 2911
Our clinics are run Monday - Friday at:
- Trafford General Hospital, Davyhulme
- Altrincham Hospital, Altrincham
- Chapel Road Clinic, Sale
Hearing aid batteries are available to collect in person from
Trafford General Hospital, Altrincham General Hospital, Chapel Road
Clinic and Partington Health Centre.
Click here for directions to the Hospital
Clinics run from 8am - 5.30 pm, Mon-Fri during the week.
Paediatric Audiology Department
Trafford General Hospital
Phone: 0161 746 2911
Fax / Minicom: 0161 746 2450 (available Monday to Friday,
9am to 4pm)
TypeTalk: 18001 0161 746 2911
Please note that it may be necessary to leave a message
and someone will get back to you.
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
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Head of Audiology Services: Dr Greg Nassar, Principal
Clinical Lead: Mr Adam Walker
Clinical Scientist: Penny Bellis
Assistant Audiologist: Pauline Archer
Paediatric Secretary: Mandy Warburton
The Paediatric Audiology Service will undertake assessments on
children for a wide range of reasons, including:
- Parental / professional concern
- If there are concerns regarding hearing or speech and language
- Persistent Glue ear
- When there is a strong family history of congenital hearing
- Frequent ear infections
- In the case of serious childhood illness - e.g. meningitis
- When a child requires follow-up from the Newborn Hearing
- As part of a routine battery of assessments for children
Being part of the same trust, the audiology department has
excellent links with the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital
ensuring that all patients have access to specialist interventions
The Paediatric Audiology Service has close links with the
University of Manchester as well as with other departments in the
North West to provide training for Audiology students and trainee
clinical scientists. Therefore, trainees or students may
observe or perform part of the appointment. Trainees and
students are always directly supervised by a clinical scientist in
Audiology who may be observing the appointment from an adjoining
Awards / Recognitions:
The Head of Department Dr Greg Nassar was awarded the accolade
of "UK Audiologist of the Year 2014".