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Having a Cochlear Implant : Referral

A patient can be referred to our service by their GP or an ENT specialist. An appointment will then be issued to attend for an initial consultation at the cochlear implant clinic.

The purpose of the Initial Consultation appointment is to provide the patient/family with information on cochlear implantation and to establish the need for further assessment.

At this appointment, the patient and their family meet an ENT Consultant, a Consultant Clinical Physicist and a Senior Audiologist.

Basic audiometric assessments and medical / otology examination are carried out.

Doctor examining patient's ear