Morecambe Bay hospitals trust's hearing aid drop-in sessions remain closed due to Covid-19

Audiology patients at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) are being advised that, due to the coronavirus pandemic, drop-in hearing aid repair sessions will remain closed and repairs will be by appointment only.

Wednesday, 26th August 2020, 3:25 pm
Updated Wednesday, 26th August 2020, 3:26 pm
Morecambe Bay hospitals trust's hearing aid drop-in sessions remain closed due to Covid-19.

The drop-in sessions at Furness General Hospital, Westmorland General Hospital and the Royal Lancaster Infirmary have been closed to reduce the volume of patients in waiting areas at any one time.

This is to reduce the risk of transmission of Covid-19 and to keep patients and staff as safe as possible during the pandemic.

Hearing aid repairs will continue to be carried out via appointment only and to arrange an appointment, patients are advised to contact their nearest hospital’s Audiology Department.

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The trust would like to thank patients for their patience and understanding at this challenging time.

The contact details for the three hospitals are as follows:

*Audiology Department, Ashton Road Clinic, Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Ashton Road, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1 4RP. Tel 01524 583716, email [email protected]

*Audiology Department, Furness General Hospital, Dalton Lane, Barrow in Furness, Cumbria, LA14 4LF. Tel 01229 484081, email [email protected]

*Audiology Department, Westmorland General Hospital, Burton Road, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 7RG. Tel 01539 795369, email [email protected]