Our skills are in the multidisciplinary assessment, diagnosis and management of disorders of speech, hearing and balance in all children including those with complex and special needs. We see children of all ages up to the age of 19 years. 

Hearing problems


Balance problems

  • Vertigo and dizziness in childhood including:
    • Benign paroxysmal vertigo of childhood
    • Vestibular migraine
    • Central vestibular disorders
    • Vestibular neuronitis
  • Vestibular hypofunction
  • Balance disorders


Speech & language disorders

Patient contact

Service management


The Nuffield Hearing and Speech Centre
Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospitals 
47-49 Huntley Street

GP contact

Other referral information

Please note that urgent referrals include children under 6 months of age with possible hearing difficulties and all children with a sudden hearing loss or who have had bacterial meningitis. Please fax the referrals through to the above number which is a safe haven fax.

Tertiary referrals

Please write to the above address. Named referrals are welcomed.

For referrals to the Nuffield Speech Clinic, please see separate guidelines under paediatric speech disorders clinic.

Referral address

Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospital
47-49 Huntley Street