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We aim to screen your baby's hearing before discharge from the hospital but if this is not possible or we need to complete the screen we will offer appointments at the following venues:

  • St Peter's Hospital
  • Stoughton Road, Guildford
  • Ashford Community Clinic
  • Farnham Hospital
  • Woking Community Hospital
  • Staines Health Centre
  • Addlestone Health Centre

 

If you have any concerns at all, however small, please ring the Newborn Hearing Screening team - 01483 783143.

 

Useful Websites

NHS Choices: Newborn Hearing Screening

The newborn hearing screening test helps to identify babies who have permanent hearing loss as early as possible. This means parents can get the support and advice they need right from the start.

 

Gov.uk: Newborn Hearing Screening

This overview of the NHS newborn hearing screening programme (NHSP) explains how a baby's hearing is tested, and the equipment used for the tests.

 

Maternity Numbers

Surrey Heartlands Pregnancy Advice Line
0300 123 5473

Ante-natal Clinic
01932 722389

Maternity Appointments
01932 722366

Joan Booker Ward
01932 722291

Neonatal Ward
01932 722667

Ultrasound Queries
01932 722665

Visiting Times

Joan Booker Ward (Antenatal and Postnatal)

08.00hrs - 22.00hrs for partners only

13.00hrs - 20.00hrs for all other visitors. No more than 3 visitors at a time.

Children under 16 cannot visit at any time unless they are the brother/sister of the new baby

 

Labour Ward Visiting Hours

Partner allowed anytime

In labour a maximum of two birthing partners.

For all other visitors - visiting times are 2-4pm, 6-8pm. Only two visitors at a time during this period.

Children under the age of 16 are not able to visit unless they are siblings.

This is to improve patient safety, reduce infection risks, maintain a lean environment and to allow families quiet time to bond with their baby.