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West Hertfordshire Audiology/ Hearing Aid Department

Treatment Pathway

  • Initial Assessment, 1 hour- includes case history, hearing test, Glasgow Hearing Aid Benefit Profile, instigation of Individual Management Plan.
  • Pre-Issue Assessment (if necessary), 30 minutes- undertake impressions, complete Glasgow Hearing Aid Benefit Profile, answer patients' queries
  • Fitting Appointment, 1 hour- 1.25 hour- fitting of hearing aid with a full explanation of how to use the aid, maintenance and servicing advice
  • Follow up appointment, 30 minutes- review how patient is managing with the hearing aid/s and discuss any further rehabilitation needs and to fine tune the hearing aid/s.

This may be undertaken whenever the patient feels a need for further help from the audiologists.

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