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Northland DHB Audiology

Public Service, ENT/ Head & Neck Surgery, Allied Health

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Description

The Audiology Department deals with patients experiencing hearing difficulties. Hearing loss is common and can develop at any stage of your life, even at birth, but most often happens as you get older. Hearing loss can be mild, moderate, severe or profound. Deafness is a partial or complete loss of hearing. 

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 checks are performed to see if your baby hears well. All eligible babies can have Newborn Hearing Screening free of charge.  If your baby has a hearing loss, finding it early will help their language, learning and social development. 

This screening is carried out in both hospital and community settings. Check here for further information on newborn hearing screening in Northland.

Hours

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Procedures / Treatments

  • Hearing Aids

    Hearing Aids More

  • Hearing Loss

    Hearing Loss More

  • Hearing Tests

    Hearing Tests More

  • Tympanometry

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

Contact Details

Level 5
Whangārei Hospital
Maunu Road
Whangarei

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Street Address

Level 5
Whangārei Hospital
Maunu Road
Whangārei

Postal Address

Whangārei Hospital
Private Bag 9742
Whangārei 0148

This page was last updated at 1:07PM on August 11, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Northland DHB Audiology.