Fitting hearing aids

Fitting Hearing Aids to Children – and keeping them in!

A question I’m often asked when fitting hearing aids to pre-school child for the first time is: “Do you think they will keep them in?”. Parents usually worry that their child will reject the hearing aids as something foreign in their ears and pull them out. My experience is that as long as the child finds […]

Hearing Tests and Hearing Aids are available for Children (as well as Pandas and Adults)

I am Tracy James – an independent audiologist based in Newbury, Berkshire and I provide a hearing and amplification service for adults and children (as well as Pandas). One of the key things that separates me out from other independents is that I also run a specialist paediatric audiology clinic – alongside my adult service. […]

Tracy James expands hearing and ear care services in Newbury

Tracy James has been an independent audiologist for six years, delivering training courses, providing hearing services for children and in 2018 expanded to provide adult hearing care at her home-based clinic in Newbury. In March, Tracy was ready to open a weekly ear wax removal clinic, only for it to be put on hold due […]

Covid Update – How the service will operate as restrictions are eased

Tracy James’ Hearing Policy for carrying out appointments and services Last updated: September 2021 General Face to face appointments can be carried out as usual with social distancing in place, where possibleOptional remote or non-contact appointments are available on requestWe ask that you do not attend your appointment if you or any of your family […]

Audiology is an essential service: open for face to face where there is a clinical need.

The government has highlighted Audiology as an essential service throughout the CoVID-19 pandemic. Following the national guidelines for Audiology service delivery during the Co-Vid pandemic (May 2020), I now offer digital appointments and support in the first instance, followed up by a face to face appointment when there is a clinical need (and it is […]