Last updated: 22 April 2021
Audiology is about identifying and assessing hearing and balance function and their associated disorders.You’d work with patients of all ages as part of a team, recommending and providing appropriate therapeutic rehabilitation and management. Audiology is a rapidly developing field, and the need for audiological services is clear. A national study of hearing showed that approximately 16% of the population have a significant hearing loss, indicating that working in this field is an important area of the NHS.
A day in the life
In this area of healthcare science, you could work in areas including:
- adult assessment and rehabilitation
- special needs groups
- research and development
With further training or experience or both, you may be able to develop your career further and apply for vacancies in areas such as further specialisation, management, research or teaching.
You might develop a special interest and expertise in:
- cochlear implants
- bone-anchored hearing devices
- balance assessment and rehabilitation
- hearing aid dispensing
For more information regarding joining our Audiology team, please submit a form through the ‘Contact us’ page or contact the Human Resources team, who are more than happy to help, on 02392 286577 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.