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Audiology (Adults)

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 Hospital, two health centres in Sale (Firsway and Chapel Road) and Timperley Health Centre.

Making an appointment

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.

ClinicsAudiology

Our clinics are run at:

  • Trafford General Hospital, Davyhulme
  • Altrincham Hospital, Altrincham
  • Chapel Road Clinic, Sale
  • Timperley Health Centre, Timperley
  • Firsway Health Centre, Sale

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 Hospital, Chapel Road Clinic and Partington Health Centre. You can also have them posted to you from Trafford General Hospital; please enclose a SAE.

Hearing-aid repair clinics

Patients can attend hearing-aid repair clinics at Trafford General, Altrincham Hospital, Chapel Road Clinic and Timperley Health Centre. All repair clinics are by appointment only.

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.

Contact us

Adult Audiology: 0161 746 2304

Paediatric Audiology: 0161 746 2911

Email: trafford.audiology@cmft.nhs.uk

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.

Additional support

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.

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.

 

Admission:

Existing NHS hearing-aid users can self-refer to the service. All new patients must be referred to the service by their GP or other healthcare professionals.

Hours:

Working hours are 8.00am until 6.00pm, Monday to Friday.

Clinics are by appointment only or as otherwise instructed.

Staff:

Head of Audiology: Dr Greg Nassar, Principal Clinical Scientist
0161 746 2306

Deputy Head of Audiology: Mr Mike Philbin
0161 746 2047

Clinical Leads: Mr Adam Walker (Paediatrics), Mrs Agnes Pagan (Adults)
0161 746 2047

Conditions:

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