Free hearing information event in Wellingborough

The event is being held at Wellingborough Museum.

The event is being held at Wellingborough Museum.

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People wanting to find out how Kettering General Hospital supports people with hearing problems have been invited to a special audiology information event in Wellingborough.

The event is being held from 2pm to 3.30pm on Wednesday, January 27, at Wellingborough Museum in Castle Way.

It is for hospital foundation trust members but anyone can join on the day and become a member for free.

The event is being presented by chief audiologist Shekhar Purohit, who leads the hospital’s audiology team – which is made up of nine audiologists, four reception staff and two students.

Mr Purohit will outline the kind of services the audiology team provides – particularly to people with hearing problems that require hearing aids and also about the various kinds of screening the department does for children.

Other topics to be covered include: services provided at the trust, what to do if you think you need to see an audiologist, what will happen in your appointment and the benefits of hearing aids.

To become a member in advance, contact membership manager Donna Burnett on 01536 492169.