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Newborn Hearing Screening

Information on Newborn Hearing Screening

What does the hearing screening test involve?

Your baby may have one or both methods of screening.


Automated Otoacoustic Emission (AOAE) screening
Automated Auditory Brainstem Response (AABR)

Contact details Newborn Hearing Screening


Croft Wing 
Warrington Hospital

Telephone - 01925 662714

Warrington Hospital

When will the hearing screening test be done?

The hearing screen is usually done before you leave the maternity unit. If your baby’s hearing is not screened, the Hearing Screening team will contact you to arrange an appointment within the next few days. Clinic appointments will be held at Warrington Hospital. If you have not heard from the team please ask your health visitor, midwife, or family doctor to arrange an appointment or contact the team directly on 01925 662714.