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Digital Hearing Aids

Volume 405: debated on Thursday 15 May 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health which NHS trusts have fitted digital hearing aids; and how many they have fitted. [112429]

The table shows those national health service trusts and primary care trusts that have fitted digital hearing aids as part of the modernising hearing aid services (MHAS) project, along with the sites where

Modernised Sites
Addenbroke's NHS TrustAddenbrooke's HospitalAdult/Child
Barking, Havering and Redbridge Hospitals NHS TrustOldchurch HospitalAdult
Barking and Dagenham PCTVicarage Fields Health CentreChild
Basildon and Thurrock General Hospitals NHS TrustBasildon and Thurrock HospitalAdult/Child
Birmingham Children's Hospital NHS TrustBirmingham Children's HospitalChild
Bolton Primary Care NHS TrustRoyal Bolton HospitalAdult/Child
Bournemouth Primary Care TrustBoscombe Community HospitalAdult/Child
Bradford Hospitals NHS TrustBradford Royal InfirmaryAdult/Child
Brighton Health Care NHS TrustRoyal Sussex County HospitalAdult/Child
Central Manchester and Manchester Children's University Hospitals NHS TrustManchester Royal InfirmaryAdult/Child
Central Manchester PCTMoss Side Health CentreChild
City Hospitals Sunderland NHS TrustSunderland Royal HospitalAdult/Child
Countess of Chester Hospital NHS TrustCountess of Chester HospitalAdult/Child
Croydon PCTCrystal Centre, CroydonChild
East Cheshire NHS TrustMacclesfield District General HospitalAdult/Child
East Sussex Hospitals NHS TrustConquest Hospital/ Princess Alice HospitalAdult/Child
Essex Rivers Healthcare NHS TrustEssex County HospitalAdult/Child
George Elliot Hospital NHS TrustGeorge Elliot HospitalAdult/Child
Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS TrustGloucestershire Royal HospitalAdult/Child
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS TrustGreat Ormond Street Hospital for ChildrenChild
Hammersmith Hospitals NHS TrustCharing Cross HospitalAdult/Child
James Paget Healthcare NHS TrustJames Paget HospitalAdult/Child
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS TrustLeeds General InfirmaryAdult/Child
Mayday Healthcare NHS TrustMayday University HospitalAdult
Mid Cheshire Healthcare NHS TrustLeighton HospitalAdult/Child
Morecombe Bay Hospitals NHS TrustWestmorland General HospitalAdult
North Hampshire Hospitals NHS TrustNorth Hampshire HospitalAdult/Child
Northern Devon NHS Healthcare TrustNorth Devon District HospitalAdult/Child
Peterborough Hospitals NHS TrustEdith Cavell HospitalAdult/Child
Queens Medical Centre Nottingham University NHS TrustQueens Medical CentreAdult/Child
Rochdale NHS TrustBirch Hill HospitalAdult/Child
Royal Berkshire And Battle Hospitals NHS TrustRoyal Berkshire Hospital, ReadingAdult/Child
Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS TrustRoyal Cornwall HospitalAdult
Royal Devon and Exeter Healthcare NHS TrustRoyal Devon and Exeter HospitalAdult/Child
Royal Free Hampstead NHS TrustRoyal National Throat, Nose and Ear HospitalAdult
Royal Free Hampstead NHS TrustRoyal Free HospitalAdult/Child
Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS TrustRoyal Liverpool University HospitalAdult
Royal Shrewsbury and Princess Royal HospitalsRoyal Shrewsbury HospitalAdult/Child
Royal United Hospital Bath NHS TrustRoyal United Hospital BathAdult
Salford Primary Care NHS TrustHope HospitalAdult/Child
Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS TrustCity HospitalAdult/Child
Sheffield Children's Hospital NHS TrustSheffield Children's HospitalChild
Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS TrustKing's Mill CentreAdult
Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS TrustKing's Mill CentreChild
Southampton University Hospitals NHS TrustRoyal South Hants HospitalAdult
Swindon and Marlborough NHS TrustPrincess Margaret HospitalAdult/Child
Trafford Healthcare NHS TrustTrafford General HospitalAdult/Child
Trafford Healthcare NHS TrustHearing Assessment Centre for ChildrenChild
United Bristol Healthcare NHS Trust (Child)Bristol Children's HospitalChild
University Hospital Birmingham NHS TrustSelly Oak HospitalAdult
University Hospitals of Leicester NHS TrustLeicester Royal InfirmaryAdult/Child
West Dorset General Hospitals NHS TrustDorset County HospitalAdult/Child
Whipps Cross University Hospital NHS TrustHurst Road Health CentreAdult/Child
Winchester and Eastleigh Healthcare NHS TrustRoyal Hampshire County HospitalAdult
Windsor and Maidenhead PCTKing Edward VII HospitalAdult/Child
Wirral Hospital NHS TrustArrowe Park HospitalAdult/Child
Wolverhampton Health Care NHS TrustWest Park Rehabilitation HospitalAdult/Child
Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS TrustThomas Linacre CentreChild

the aids are fitted. It is not possible to provide a detailed breakdown of the number of aids fitted at each site but a total of 83,397 digital hearing aids, including about 1,600 children's hearing aids, were fitted as part of the MHAS project by the end of April 2003. In addition, a number of sites have applied for access to the Purchasing and Supply Agency's contracts for digital hearing aids outside the project. Information is not held centrally regarding the number of digital aids fitted outside the MHAS programme.