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Northland DHB Audiology

Public Service

Hours

8.30am - 4.30pm Monday to Friday

Referral Expectations

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

    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

  • Hearing Tests

    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

    Tympanometry uses sound and air pressure to check middle ear function.… More

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Contact Details

Whangarei Hospital

Northland

Fax (09) 430 4115 during working hours; (09) 430 4132 after hours

Emergency Department: Open 24 hours / 7 days, Phone (09) 430 4100

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Level 5
Whangarei Hospital
Maunu Road
Whangarei

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Level 5
Whangarei Hospital
Maunu Road
Whangarei

Postal Address

Whangarei Hospital
Private Bag 9742
Whangarei 0148

This page was last updated at 1:53PM on October 19, 2016. This information is reviewed and edited by Northland DHB Audiology.