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Children's interactive website
Visit our interactive website designed for young patients between the ages of 8-12. You'll find lots of information about what happens at the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, and some fun activities too.
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National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS)
The National Deaf Children's Society provides support, information and advice for deaf children, young people and their families.
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The Family Centre (Deaf Children)
The Family Centre (Deaf Children) is a small local charity supporting over 190 families that have a deaf child or deaf parent.
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Children's Hearing Centre

The Children's Hearing Centre exists as part of a multi-disciplinary team consisting of clinical scientists, audiologists, audiology assistants and administrative support. We assess, manage and treat children of all ages and abilities, including children with complex additional needs, in a timely and efficient manner. We liaise closely with our colleagues in the Newborn Hearing Screening Programme (NHSP), ENT doctors, the adult audiology team and the education support service for hearing impaired children to ensure a thorough and smooth service is provided for all children.

Our opening hours are 8:30am to 5pm Monday to Friday. We are closed on weekends and on bank holidays.

We hope this website will cover all the information you may need in advance of your visit to the CHC and for the continued support of your child.

You can find more about the Children's Hearing Centre below. 

About us
Within the Children's Hearing Centre we have a multi-disciplinary team enabling us to assess and treat children of all ages and abilities.
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Hearing aids
The most common types of hearing aid worn by children are behind-the-ear (BTE) hearing aids. They can be fitted to people of all ages and are suitable for very young babies upwards.
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Types of hearing loss
There are different causes, types and severities of hearing loss. Treatment options can only be determined once the type and cause of the hearing loss is identified.
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Newborn hearing screening
The Avon Newborn Hearing Screening Programme is based at the Children's Hearing Centre, St Michael's Hospital in Bristol.
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Moving on
Transition from paediatric to adult audiology services.
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If your child is referred to our service due to concern about their hearing, then they will be seen for an assessment of their hearing and middle ear function.
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