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What happens after your assessment

Most face-to-face audiology services are running a bit differently because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Contact your audiology provider to find out what services they are offering and how you can access them. If you need help finding contact details, please contact us.

We’ve put together a guide on what to do if you notice hearing loss during the coronavirus outbreak.


After your audiology assessment, you may have a wait before your hearing aids can be fitted.

If you’re getting hearing aids on the NHS, they will aim to get your hearing aids fitted in 6-7 weeks.

If you’re getting hearing aids privately, the wait time will be dependent on your clinic. Many aim to fit hearing aids within two weeks of assessment. In some cases, on both the NHS and privately, you can be fitted with your hearing aids on the same day.

Looking after your hearing aids

When your audiologist fits your hearing aids, they will show you about how to look after them. They’ll also explain cleaning, maintenance and further appointments.