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The Audiology Service is provided by a friendly and approachable multi-disciplinary team. We deliver the service across both hospital sites, Highfield Hospital (Widnes)and also in various community settings.

The service can be accessed by patients directly (existing patients), or new patients can be referred to ENT or Audiology, dependent on referral criteria (see below).

We provide a comprehensive Adult Audiology service and support ENT Consultant appointments, through specialised testing and treatments:

  • Direct GP Referral, for hearing aid consideration
  • Hearing aid repairs, advice and follow-up service
  • Community-based hearing aid repair and advice clinics (Warrington only)
  • Diagnostic Audiometry
  • Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Therapy
  • VNG (balance testing)
  • Newborn Hearing Screening
  • ABR (paediatric testing)
  • Paediatric hearing aid service (hospital and community-based)


  • Paula Atherton - Audiology Manager
  • Anna Chan - Deputy Audiology Manager
  • Lynda Coyne - Senior Audiologist
  • Jill Green - Senior Audiologist
  • Anne Marie Pickavance - Senior Audiologist
  • Julie Dutton - Audiologist
  • Mike Lynch - Senior Audiologist
  • Beth Wise - Senior Audiologist
  • Sara Kadodia - Audiologist
  • Sameena Majeed - Audiologist
  • Ammaar Vali - Audiologist
  • Assistant Technical Officers

  • Anna Cleary - Audiology ATO
  • Ian Griffiths - Audiology ATO
  • Kathryn Tocher - Audiology ATO

    Clinic Assistant

  • Joanne Brown - Clinic Assistant

  • Hearing Screeners

  • Jess Capper - Hearing Screener/Clerical officer
  • Deborah Grogan - Hearing Screening Co-ordinator
  • Victoria Jones - Hearing Screener/Clerical officer


  • Val Challinor - Clerical officer
  • Carole Fernandez - Audiology Administrator
  • Laura Williams - Hearing Screener
  • Pamela Mcglinchey - Hearing Screener
  • Victoria Rigby - Hearing Screener
  • Georgia Sharples - Hearing Screener

Hearing Aid Assessments

  • Monday - Friday, AM and PM, at both Warrington Hospital and Halton Hospital
  • Selected days at Highfield Hospital, Widnes


Hearing Aid Community Clinics

  • Last Friday of the month, 9:00am - 11:30am, at Orford Jubilee Park
  • Second Wednesday of the month, 1:30pm - 4:00pm, at Grappenhall Clinic
  • First Friday of the month, 9:00am - 11:30am, at Penketh Clinic
  • Last Tuesday of the month, 9:00am - 11:30am, at Woolston Clinic

For more information on our Community Clinics please see our information poster which can be accessed by clicking here.

Newborn Hearing Screening

  • 7 days a week, 364 days of the year, at Warrington Hospital



  • Monday PM and Thursday AM appointments, at Sandy Lane Child Development Clinic, Orford
  • Tuesday AM appointments, at Warrington Hospital

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Referrals to the Audiology Service can be made via:

  • Indirect Choose & Book
  • Fax – 01925 662696
  • Email – whh.audiology@nhs.net
  • Post – Audiology Department, Lovely Lane, Warrington, Cheshire, WA5 1QG

To access our referral criteria please click here.

Warrington Hospital
Main Outpatients Department
Appleton Wing
Warrington Hospital
Lovely Lane
WA5 1 QG

Halton Hospital
Clinic Area B & C
Outpatients Department
Halton Hospital
Hospital Way

Highfield Hospital

Highfield Road



Contact Us

To contact the Audiology Department please call:

Further Information

For further information relating to Audiology please refer to our Patient Information page. This page also contains information relating to Hearing Aid battery issuing centres.