"Using Hearing Aids"

About: Leeds General Infirmary / Audiology

(as the patient),

I was prescribed hearing aids by my GP. I was initially apprehensive about using them because of the stigma attached to weaing them and the worry of losing the small ends in my ear. After a phone call I got excellent support and reassurance from audiologist Jon Tandy at LGI. Without his support I think I would have left them unused in a drawer - a waste of health service resources and detrimental to my mental well being.

It would have been too to have up to date information about cleaning ear pieces.

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Response from Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Dear Susanna

Thank you for your feedback regarding the Audiology Department at the Leeds General Infirmary. We were very pleased to read that you had received such excellent support from Jon Tandy. We have passed your comments on to Jon and the Head of Audiology.

Thank you once again for taking the time to post these comments. Your feedback is very valuable to us.


Senior Nurse - Patient Experience