NHS Hearing Aids Gloucestershire

We are able to offer:

Behind-the-Ear (BTE) hearing aids: these have an earmould or open insert that fits inside your ear and the aid itself sits behind your ear.

Bone Anchored Hearing Aids (BAHA): these are a type of bone conduction hearing aid that require a permanent surgical implant in the bone behind your ear. (photo)

CROS (contralateral routing of signals) and BiCROS hearing aids: these are for people with hearing in only one ear and work by transmitting sound from the side with no hearing to your good ear.

Body Worn Hearing Aids with insert/bone conductor are offered to patients with specifics needs.

Ear Level Bone Conduction Hearing Aids Issued to children with specific needs.


The following hearing aids are only available under strict medical criteria:

In-The-Ear (ITE) hearing aids

In-The-Canal (ITC) hearing aids

Completely In the Canal (CIC) hearing aids

Spectacle hearing aids

Cochlear Implants

These are fitted at regional centres through an (ENT) referral

West Of England Cochlear Implant Programme

Southmead Hospital


BS10 5NB

Tel: 0117 3235151

Centre for Hearing and Balance Assessment, Rehabilitation and Research (HARC)

Selly Oak Hospital

Selly Oak


Tel: 0121 627 2000

B29 6JD


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