Adult Audio-vestibular Medicine provide investigation, diagnosis and management of the medical aspect of disorders of hearing, balance and tinnitus. The service consists of a multi-professional team and is located at the Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospital.

Service management

Other contact information

Adult audiovestibular medicine reception:
020 3456 5651 (ext 65651)
uclh.Referrals.Adult.audiology@nhs.net

Hearing aid centre:
020 3456 5397 (ext 65397)

Hearing aid repairs:
020 3456 5240 (ext 65240)


Paediatric audiovestibular medicine (The Nuffield Speech and Hearing Centre)
Reception: 
020 3456 5655 (ext 65655)
General enquiries: Uclh.paedsavm.enquiries@nhs.net 
Fax: 020 3456 5366

Children’s hearing aid centre: 
uclh.enquiry.chad.rntne@nhs.net

Address

Audiovestibular medicine
Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospitals
47-49 Huntley Street, 
London, 
WC1E 6DG

Other referral information

What we treat
This is a multidisciplinary specialist service providing medical assessment and aetiological investigation of hearing and balance disorders. Hearing disorders include (but are not exclusive to) tinnitus, hyperacusis, misophonia, genetic or acquired hearing loss and auditory central disorder. We provide a wide range of multidisciplinary clinics including diagnostic and rehabilitative audiology, clinical psychology and specialist physiotherapy.

Referral criteria / acceptance criteria
Adults above 18 years of age presenting with complex hearing or balance difficulties. Please note that we do not accept patients with common causes of hearing loss such as age-related hearing loss which are better tested for and managed through local audiology services.

How to refer
Referrals are usually through the following:

  • NHS e-Referral Service (formally Choose and Book referrals) 
  • General practitioners (GPs) 
  • ENT surgeons and Neurologists
  • Second tier community audiology clinics 
  • Audio-vestibular physicians
     

Referral address

Medical Services RNENT&EDH
250 Euston Road
London NW1 2PG

We see patients with complex hearing and balance disorders. Hearing disorders include tinnitus, hyperacusis, misophonia, genetic or acquired hearing loss and auditory processing disorder.