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Free hearing tests

Having a hearing test is just as important as any other health check-up. If you think that you might have hearing loss, book a free hearing test with one of our hearing care experts.

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6 signs that you should get a hearing test

Hearing loss may be slow to develop and difficult to identify. But it can also be sudden and obvious. If you know what the general signs of hearing loss are, it'll be easier for you to recognise them earlier.
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1. Following conversations is difficult
You have difficulty following group conversations (or when there's background noise)
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2. Phone conversations are unclear
You have trouble following phone conversations. You often have to ask people to repeat what they've just said
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3. People seem to be mumbling
You often ask people to repeat themselves. Sounds seem unclear, or people sound like they're mumbling
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4. Difficulty locating sounds
You have difficulty identifying where sounds are coming from
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5. Signs of tinnitus
You experience ringing or buzzing sounds in your ears (tinnitus)
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6. TV is difficult to hear
Your friends and family say you have the TV too loud
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Would you like to get your hearing tested?

Book a free hearing test – No obligations – Same-day results

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Have you had a hearing test within the last 12 months?

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3 ways to book a hearing test

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Book by phone
Call us on 0800 0372 080. Lines are open Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.– 5 p.m.
0800 0372 080
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Book an appointment online
Using our online tool to book a free hearing test at your preferred time.
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3 reasons to book a test with Hidden Hearing

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Experts in hearing care
Our certified hearing care experts conduct in-depth, no-obligation hearing tests with same-day results.

2

Quality hearing aid solutions
We offer a selection of the latest digital hearing aids from multiple award-winning brands.

3

Aftercare services
As a Hidden Hearing customer you are entitled to free hearing aid batteries for the first three years, adjustments, cleaning and repair services.
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Before, during and after a hearing test

What to expect at a hearing test

What happens at a hearing test – Bring someone with you
Bring someone with you
Part of your hearing test involves checking how well you recognise a familiar voice. So we recommend bringing a friend or relative along with you, if possible.
What happens at a hearing test – consultation
Discuss your hearing concerns
The hearing care expert will talk through any hearing concerns, your medical history and lifestyle factors that may impact your hearing.
What happens at a hearing test – Physical ear examination
Physical ear examination
You'll have a visual exam of your ears to understand if there are any medical explanations for your hearing loss.
What happens at a hearing test – Hearing assessment
Comprehensive hearing assessment
This includes a series of tests – such as tone, speech and word tests.
What happens at a hearing test – Same-day results
Same-day test results and recommended solutions
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No hearing loss.
Receive healthy hearing advice

Option 2
Hearing loss detected.
Receive advice on hearing aid solutions

Hearing test FAQs

Ash Tulley
Ashley Tulley, Hearing Aid Audiologist and Member of the Society of Hearing Aid Audiologists (MSHAA)

Ashley has worked at Hidden Hearing for 14 years, and has been fully qualified for 11 of those. He started out as a fitter in both the Stockport clinic and in the wider North West region before going on to become a full-time hearing aid dispenser. He is now currently the hearing aid dispenser in the Stafford clinic. He has been a practice educator and mentor to Hidden Hearing's new dispensers for the last 10 years. He has a foundation degree in hearing aid audiology.