Our children and young people's audiology centre (CYPAC) cares for children and young people with hearing difficulties.
Our hospital services
Our service is split into routine and specialist care. Our routine service provides hearing tests for children of all ages as well as care for children with middle-ear disorders. Our specialist service provides care for children with significant hearing loss, and hearing tests for children with complex needs.
We provide routine care for children in our local boroughs:
We provide specialist care across south east London boroughs including:
We also offer specialist hearing assessments for autistic and complex needs children in our Hummingbird Clinic.
Working in the community
In addition to St Thomas' Hospital, we have specialist clinics at:
and routine community clinics at:
Our routine community clinics help us assess pre-school and school age children to see if they have a middle ear disorder (for which they may need to be referred to their GP or an ear, nose and throat surgeon), or a more serious hearing disorder which requires further investigation.
At these clinics we work with colleagues from other services including:
Specialist hearing assessment for autistic and complex needs children
Thanks to Guy's and St Thomas' Charity, we have new and innovative ways of providing hearing assessment to autistic and complex needs children in our Hummingbird Clinic.