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Depending on your needs, they fit discreetly behind the ear with a slim, clear tube, or fit into your ear with a custom made mould. Our hearing aids:
There are several different makes of hearing aid that we use. We’ll select the one best suited to your level of hearing.
For a new referral you will be with us 80 to 90 minutes. We’ll discuss the problems you’re experiencing, relevant medical history and your lifestyle so that we can fit the best hearing aid for your needs.
We will also complete a questionnaire about the level of difficulty you are experiencing, examine your ears, perform a hearing test and discuss your treatment options.
If possible, we’ll then proceed to the hearing aid fitting to save you an additional journey. If this isn’t possible due to your hearing loss, we’ll arrange another appointment for the hearing aid fitting.
A fitting usually takes just under an hour. During your fitting we will:
Before you leave, we’ll then make an appointment for a further check up. This is usually done on the phone, so we can see how you are doing and answer any questions or concerns you have after using your hearing aid for a few weeks.
To request replacement batteries, tubes or domes, please phone our workshop on tel; 01872 253787 (9am to 4pm), or email; firstname.lastname@example.org stating your name, date of birth and what items you require.
We have a team of volunteers who can visit you in your home to clean and re-tube your hearing aid. They can also help you learn how to use your hearing aid and how to check it is fitting correctly. If you would like a volunteer to visit you please contact us on 01872 253787.
If your hearing aid is broken we offer a postal repair service. You can deliver your hearing aid to us here at Treliske and we will return it to you by post.
Please drop off your hearing aid at the main reception desk of the Trelawney Wing. Please package your hearing aid in an envelope including your name and contact details and a brief description of the problem.
Alternatively, please send your hearing aid via the Post Office (using the Signed for service) to ensure adequate postage. Please remember to include your name and contact details and a brief description of the problem. Send your aid to:
The Audiology Workshop, Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, TR1 3LJ
If your need is urgent or you are unable to be without your hearing aid, please contact the department to discuss your needs on tel: 01872 253787.
Find out more about Bone Anchored Hearing Aids.
We also have a range of instructional videos, click on them to watch them on YouTube.
Patients with Danalogic hearing aids (Ambio or Ambio Smart) please visit the danalogic Patient Support page for product information leaflets, FAQs, instructional videos & information about compatible wireless accessories.