Having hearing problems can be very distressing.
People suffering from deafness or hearing problems can often suffer from feelings of frustration and isolation.
Having hearing problems can be very distressing. People suffering from deafness or hearing problems can find it very tiring to interact with other people and may choose to withdraw from social life. They can often suffer from feelings of frustration and isolation.
Our patients are at the heart of what we do and we want you to be in control of your care. To us, that means you can choose the consultant you want to see, and when you want. They'll be with you every step of the way.
All of our consultants are of the highest calibre and benefit from working in our modern, well-equipped hospitals.
Our consultants have high standards to meet, often holding specialist NHS posts and delivering expertise in complex sub-specialty surgeries. Many of our consultants have international reputations for their research in their specialised field.
You will have a formal consultation with a healthcare professional. During this time you will be able to explain your medical history, symptoms and raise any concerns that you might have.
We will also discuss with you whether any further diagnostic tests, such as scans or blood tests, are needed. Any additional costs will be discussed before further tests are carried out.
We've tried to make your experience with us as easy and relaxed as possible.
For more information on visiting hours, our food, what to pack if you're staying with us, parking and all those other important practicalities, please visit our patient information pages.
Our dedicated team will also give you tailored advice to follow in the run up to your visit.
There are many causes for deafness and hearing loss. Some of them can be treated by simple procedures such as removing wax, inserting a grommet, close a hole in the ear drum or repair damaged hearing bones. Many people with hearing problems benefit from simple hearing aids which, when fitted well, can transform a person's life.
Even after you’ve left hospital, we’re still looking after you every step of the way. After treatment for hearing loss, a follow up appointment may be required and ongoing monitoring / treatment may be recommended.
If you have any questions or concerns, we're here to help.
We are committed to delivering excellent individual care and customer service across our network of hospitals, clinics and specialist care centres around the UK. Our dedicated and highly trained team aim to achieve consistently excellent results. For us it's more than just treating patients, it's about looking after people.
The treatment described on this page may be adapted to meet your individual needs, so it's important to follow your healthcare professional's advice and raise any questions that you may have with them.
We have excellent road links to the M1 and A1(M), and are five minutes from Harpenden train station.
Main Switchboard: 01582 763 191
Self-pay treatment enquiries: 01582 714420
COVID-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service at Spire Harpenden Hospital.