Audiology patient information leaflets and resources

This page lists leaflets produced or used by our department. Each leaflet is reviewed at least every three years to make sure it is kept up to date.

Bone conduction hearing aid

This leaflet gives more information about BC hearing aids.

Ears: doorways to the brain

Information for parents and carers who want their children to use spoken language to communicate.

Hearing aid battery safety advice

This leaflet explains more about safe use, storage and disposal of hearing aid batteries.

Hearing aid information booklet

A booklet about your hearing aid and how to look after it.

Hearing test - preparing your child for tests

This leaflet has advice on how to prepare your child for their hearing tests.

Sound Sensitivity

This leaflet explains more about sound sensitivity and what you can do to help your child.
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Useful websites

  • National Deaf Children's Society – a charity that supports deaf children
  • The British Deaf Association – a charity run by deaf people for deaf people.
  • UK Council on Deafness – assists organisations that work with deaf people in the UK
  • DeafBlind UK – supports people with combined sight and hearing loss to live the lives they want
  • Deaf Plus – provides confidential information and advice on a range of services from advocacy to equipment
  • The Buzz – a website for young people
  • Sense charity – a national disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs to be understood, connected and valued
  • Signature charity – a charity whose aim is to improve communication between deaf and hearing people


More patient information leaflets

For an A-Z list of all our patient information leaflets, please see the parents and visitors section.
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