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Children's interactive website
Visit our interactive website designed for young patients between the ages of 8-12. You'll find lots of information about what happens at the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, and some fun activities too.
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National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS)
The National Deaf Children's Society provides support, information and advice for deaf children, young people and their families.
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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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Children's Hearing Centre

COVID-19 update

During this time we are not able to hold our usual clinics but we will be continuing to support our hearing aid wearers to the best of our ability. 

If you need any spares or have a problem with your child's hearing aid (or cochlear implant) please contact us using our email: or by phoning 0117 342 1611 between 8.30am - 5pm, Monday - Friday.  

If you and your child are attending an appointment at the centre, please take a look at our  Ben and Betsy go to the Children's Hearing Centre leaflet.

Please take care and we look forward to resuming our normal clinical service as soon as we can.

The Children's Audiology Team.


About us
Within the Children's Hearing Centre we have a multi-disciplinary team enabling us to assess and treat children of all ages and abilities.
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Hearing aids
The most common types of hearing aid worn by children are behind-the-ear (BTE) hearing aids. They can be fitted to people of all ages and are suitable for very young babies upwards.
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Types of hearing loss
There are different causes, types and severities of hearing loss. Treatment options can only be determined once the type and cause of the hearing loss is identified.
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Newborn hearing screening
The Avon Newborn Hearing Screening Programme is based at the Children's Hearing Centre, St Michael's Hospital in Bristol.
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Moving on
Transition from paediatric to adult audiology services.
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If your child is referred to our service due to concern about their hearing, then they will be seen for an assessment of their hearing and middle ear function.
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