Paediatric Hearing Assessment

If you have concerns about your child’s hearing, Mr John Allen, Specialist Audiologist completes all hearing assessments in children from the age of 3 years for my Paediatric Ear Nose and Throat clinic at Spire Shawfair Park hospital on alternate Thursday mornings.

Mr Allen is a recognised provider of audiology services with all the main insurance companies. All fees are kept within their guidelines.

To make an appointment please ring 0131 316 2530 or to speak to Mr Allen directly please ring 07719 955714. You can also email:

More information regarding Mr Allen’s Hearing Health Clinic is available at

More information about your child’s hearing test and results can be found in the following resource for parents and families from the National Deaf Children’s Society:

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It explains about the ear and how it works, the different types and levels of deafness, the different tests that can check a child’s hearing, and audiograms (a chart on which your child’s hearing test results will be written).

It also has information on the different medical tests or investigations that are used to help diagnose the cause of permanent deafness and a list of questions you might like to ask at your child’s next ENT or audiology appointment.