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A website created for young deaf people. Visit for fun, games, activities and advice.
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The Family Centre (Deaf Children)
The Family Centre (Deaf Children) is a small local charity supporting over 190 families that have a deaf child or deaf parent.
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Contact details: Children's Hearing Centre, Level D, St Michael's Hospital, Southwell Street, Bristol BS2 8EG

Tel: 0117 342 1611           

Our opening hours are 9 am to 5pm Monday to Friday.  We are closed weekends and bank holidays.

Children's hearing centre waiting room

Location and directions

Welcome to the Children's Hearing Centre. We are the paediatric audiology service for Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset providing the local community and specialist hearing services for children in this area.

We offer age appropriate hearing tests for children from birth onwards. Children with hearing loss receive appropriate treatment, support and on-going monitoring.

Within the Centre we have a multi-disciplinary team of doctors, clinical scientists,audiologists, audiology assistants, administrative support and newborn screeners to allow us to assess and treat children of all ages and abilities. We liaise closely with our colleagues in ENT and the education support service for hearing impaired children.

Head of Department: Elizabeth Midgley

Administritive Manager: Jenny Harper

Newborn Hearing Screening Programme local manager: Liz Hennessy

Paediatric Cochlear Implant Programme coordinator: Jenny Maddocks

Paediatrician: Dr Reg Bragonier

We hope this website will cover all the information you may need in advance of your visit and for the continued support of your child. If not, please let us know.