NHS Hearing Aids at Specsavers
I have just received information re NHS hearing aids. I had my first aid with them in 2010 and haven't had much luck with them last six months or so, they keep falling out, and have continuous interference, its getting me down. I was wondering if I could come for a refresher hearing test with you. Thank you Caroline Young
Hi CarolineThank you for your question re. NHS hearing aids.Recent changes in government rules mean a revolution is taking place in the provision of free NHS services. Before, to get a free NHS digital hearing aid you had to go to a hospital. But now, local NHS Primary Care Trusts in England can accredit high street audiologists, such as Specsavers Hearing Centres, to provide them instead. This also includes your hearing test, hearing aid fitting and aftercare, free.To see if you live in an area where you can get free NHS hearing aids at Specsavers, go to the Specsavers Hearcare website www.specsavers.co.uk/hearing and type in your postcode. If they are available in your area, contact your GP in the first instance.
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