Northland DHB Audiology
8.30am - 4.30pm Monday to Friday
Audiology referrals are accepted from GPs, Ear Nose and Throat Surgeons, Paediatricians, Ear Nurse Specialists, and others in the community.
Newborn Hearing Screening is carried out by Community Clinic Services. For enquiries regarding newborn hearing screening please contact Geraldine Philpott, Administrator, on phone: 021 456 507 or email: .
For further information on newborn hearing screening in Northland please see: http://www.northlanddhb.org.nz/Services/AZ/NewBornHearingScreening.aspx
Procedures / Treatments
Hearing loss can be divided into two types: conductive hearing loss (caused by some sort of mechanical problem in the external or middle ear) or sensorineural hearing loss (caused by disorders of the inner ear, hearing nerve or associated brain structures).… More
Audiometry is the electronic testing of hearing ability. You will sit in a special room wearing earphones and be asked to respond when you hear a noise through the earphones. These tests can measure your hearing levels as well as other aspects of hearing such as the ability to recognise… More
Tympanometry uses sound and air pressure to check middle ear function.… More
Adult Hearing Aid Information for Referrers
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Who qualifies for Adult Hearing aid funding and process
(09) 430 4101 ext 7111
Fax (09) 430 4115 during working hours; (09) 430 4132 after hours
Emergency Department: Open 24 hours / 7 days, Phone (09) 430 4100
Private Bag 9742
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This page was last updated at 2:14PM on April 13, 2017. This information is reviewed and edited by Northland DHB Audiology.