The Adult Audiology department has seven audiologists and six support staff who are all based at Trafford General Hospital. Satellite clinics are run regularly at Altrincham General Hospital, two health centres in Sale (Firsway and Chapel Road), Timperley Health Centre and The Delamere Centre, Stretford.
The adult audiology service accepts referrals from GPs, ENT surgeons, or other health professionals. Any existing NHS hearing-aid wearer can also self-refer for reassessment to the Audiology service.
Our clinics are run at:
The majority of clinics are by appointment only, so please check before attending. A home visit service for the housebound is provided at the discretion of the patient's GP.
Hearing-aid batteries are available to collect in person from Trafford General Hospital, Altrincham General Hospital, Chapel Road Clinic and Partington Health Centre. You can also have them posted to you from Trafford General Hospital; please enclose a SAE.
Patients can attend hearing-aid repair clinics at Trafford General, Altrincham General, Chapel Road Clinic and Timperley Health Centre. All repair clinics are by appointment only, with the exception of a drop-in (open access) at Trafford General on Mondays and Tuesdays from 9am-12pm that patients may attend without an appointment.
Audiologists offer retubes, ear-mould impressions and fittings, and general hearing aid checks. Appointments will be offered between 9am-4pm and can be booked using the contact details below.
Adult Audiology: 0161 746 2304
Paediatric Audiology: 0161 746 2911
Fax / Minicom: 0161 746 2450 (available Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm)
TypeTalk: 18001 0161 746 2304
Please note that it may be necessary to leave a message and someone will get back to you.
The Audiology department has many leaflets for patients and these are provided when the patient is fitted with their hearing aid at the hospital. You may also find the following external websites useful.
We are not responsible for the content of external websites.
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.
A national charity for the deaf and hard of hearing. Offers advice, campaign details and news and events information.
A charity for deaf children based in the United Kingdom.
Head of Audiology: Dr Greg Nassar, Principal Clinical
0161 746 2306
Deputy Head of Audiology: Mr Mike Philbin
0161 746 2047
Clinical Leads: Mr Adam Walker (Paediatrics), Mrs Agnes Pagan
0161 746 2047
All aspects of Audiology are dealt with, ranging from paediatric hearing problems to patients suffering with balance problems and tinnitus.
NB: The Audiology Department does not operate a de-wax service