Adult hearing services
Adult services are provided at:
- York Hospital
- Spring Hill House Scarborough
- Selby Hospital
- Thirsk Health Centre
- Malton Hospital
- Whitby Hospital
Where to go for further support for deaf and hearing impaired adults
Additional advice on remaining independent at home, reducing risk to everyday living at home and accessing the services available can be found through a variety of organisations.
Click here to find more information.
Tinnitus is the term for hearing sounds that come from inside your body, rather than from an outside source.
It's often described as 'ringing in the ears', although several sounds can be heard, including buzzing, humming, grinding, hissing and whistling.
Read more about the condition on the NHS Choices website
Click here to find out more about living with tinnitus from the British Tinnitus Association.
Click here to check the criteria for referral to the Audiology-led clinic at York Hospital
Download further information here to help you manage living with tinnitus
Adult pre-appointment questionnaire (dementia friendly format)
Click here to download and print a form for patients with dementia which can be filled in prior to a visit to help us best assess your needs.
Adult hearing aids
The NHS loans hearing aids to people with hearing loss free of charge. This includes free repairs, batteries and servicing. Many areas now charge for lost hearing aids, but you'll be told about any costs at your fitting appointment.
In the UK, both analogue and digital hearing aids are commonly used. Most hearing aids prescribed through the NHS are now digital.
Click here for more information about hearing aids
Information for adults with additional needs