Who we are and where to find us

Who we are and where to find us

Our Audiology service sees patients who have hearing and balance disorders including hearing loss and tinnitus. For Northern services, our department is based at the North Devon District Hospital, and for our Eastern Services, the department is based at the Royal Devon and Exter Hospital (Wonford). However, you may also be seen at one of our community hospitals or other settings. 

Our service includes:

  • Routine and advanced diagnostic assessments for hearing, balance and tinnitus
  • Hearing aid provision, rehabilitation and repair
  • Outpatient follow-up care
  • Rehabilitation services
  • Tinnitus therapy
  • Newborn screening 
  • Domiciliary visits
  • Battery replacement service 
  • Microsuction service
  • Care for hearing loss

Contact us

We are open Monday – Friday: 8 am to 6 pm. 

Audiology Reception – 01271 322476
Audiology email address – rduh.Audiology@nhs.net
Minicom – 01271 322746

Audiology Department
Raleigh Park
EX31 4JB

Where to find us

The Audiology Department conducts appointments in various sites across North Devon and North Cornwall. Below you will find information specific to these individual sites.


Bideford Hospital, Abbotsham Road, Bideford, EX39 3AG

01271 322577



Neetside Community Centre, Leven Road, Bude, EX23 8LA

01288 270580



Dobles Lane, Holsworthy, EX22 6JQ

01409 253424



Tyrrell Hospital, St Brannock’s Park Road, Ilfracombe, EX34 8JF

01271 863448



Okehampton Community Hospital, Cavell way, Okehampton, EX20 1PN

01837 658000


South Molton

South Molton Community Hospital, Widgery Drive, South Molton, EX36 4DP

01769 572164



Tiverton and District Hospital, Kennedy Way, Tiverton, EX16 6NT

01884 235400



Torrington Hospital, Calf Street, Torrington, EX38 7BJ

01805 622208

Meet the team


  • Claire Banks – Head of Audiology
  • Katie McNeill – Deputy Head of Department and Clinical Scientist
  • Alison Shaddick – Deputy Head of Department
  • Stephen MacAllister – Principal audiologist
  • Sharon Nicholls – Principal Audiologist
  • Emily Santos Almeida – Principal Audiologist
  • David Orr – Principal Audiologist
  • Hayley Orr – Senior Audiologist
  • Carol Dudden – Senior Audiologist
  • Natalie Martin – Senior Audiologist
  • Ellie Hunter – Senior Audiologist
  • Kevin Moore – Senior Audiologist
  • Gemma Millington – Senior Audiologist
  • Joanna Barker – Senior Audiologist
  • Helen Teague – Audiologist
  • Nicola Jones – Senior Clerical Officer
  • Cassandra Ovey – Senior Clerical Officer
  • Alice Moore – Clerical Officer
  • Nikki Corrick – Audiology Secretary
  • Laura Avery - Clerical Officer
  • Charlotte Williams - Clerical Officer

Last updated: February 28, 2023.