Audiology (Hearing and Balance Services)

 

Audiology

What we do

This well established department operating from modern, high quality facilities provides hearing and balance care for the local population. We provide services for testing your hearing and fitting digital hearing aids, including aural rehabilitation where appropriate.

We investigate and rehabilitate dizziness and balance problems. 

We offer specialist care in tinnitus (noises in your head) and rehabilitation.

We have a specialist children's unit to look after children with hearing problems.

This well established, modern department has always been at the forefront of innovative ways of working and has been recognised by the Department of Health Action on ENT and Action on Audiology programmes. Examples of Innovation in practice includes:

  • Audiologist led grommet follow-up clinics
  • Audiologist led wax removal with micro-suction
  • Patient focus groups

How to get an appointment

We have low waits for outpatient appointments. Your GP can arrange an appointment through the Choose and Book service for your hearing test.

Where to find us

Audiology Department, level 2 Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital

Audiology Department, level 6 St Peter’s Centre, Burnley

Accrington Victoria Hospital Community Clinic

Darwen Health Centre

Clitheroe Health Centre

Yarnspinners, Nelson

Great Harwood Health Centre

Haslingden Health Centre             

Bacup Clinic

The two main Audiology Departments are at the Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital and St Peter’s Centre, Burnley.

Contact Us

For any general enquiries or advice about our services please telephone: 01254 734043. 

Opening Times

The Audiology Department at Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital is open from 8.00am until 6.00pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and until 5.30pm on Wednesday.

The Audiology Department at St Peter’s Centre, Burnley is open from 8.30am until 5.00pm Monday to Friday.

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