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Changes to Hearing Aid Services Due to Covid 19 – 6th April 2020
6 Apr 2020

For those who live within Dumfries and Galloway and have NHS hearing aids and require new hearing aid batteries,wires/domes or moulds: Please phone Audiology on 01387 241499 or email dumf-uhb.audiologydgri@nhs.net and Audiology will send you the what you need. If your NHS hearing aid is faulty and in need of repair then please send it along with your name, address…

Local business donates visors
24 Jul 2020

Over 50 volunteers have received specialist safety visors which will allow them to deliver services to people with hearing loss across Dumfries & Galloway The Boyd Group, a family run business based in Dumfries which specialises in health and safety services, training and fire safety provisions and support, donated the visors on learning of the specific needs of people with…

Service Update
23 Jul 2020

We have had several enquiries asking when our services are likely to recommence. We appreciate that the re-opening of shops, bars, and restaurants etc raises expectations about other services and facilities, so we want to provide an update on our services. Obviously, we are operating within Scottish Government rules regarding timing and the measures we will need to put in…

Grant Funding
31 May 2020

We would like to say a huge thank you to the Bank of Scotland Foundation for their very generous grant of £12,216 towards our Care & Maintenance drop-in project. Although we are not running our services at the moment, we will be back up and running again soon, when it’s safe to do so. This Grant will go a very…

Hearing Aid Batteries
20 May 2020

We have been informed that a few pharmacies are able to provide hearing aid batteries in: WhithornWigtownCreebridge For people living in other areas, or for those unable to go to the pharmacy, please contact Audiology directly either by phone (01387 241 499) or via email (dumf-uhb.audiologydgri@nhs.net) to request replacement batteries and they’ll post them out to you.

Local Hard of Hearing group scoops national award
29 Apr 2020

The Dumfries and Galloway Hard of Hearing Group has achieved the prestigious Investing in Volunteers Award. The national award is independently scrutinised and confirms that the charity has achieved the highest standard of volunteer management. It comes after a lengthy process of reviewing and improving all aspects of volunteering within the organisation. The charity’s Chairperson Ann Ferguson said “This is…

Contact Audiology
19 Mar 2020

During the Covid19 outbreak we would ask our service users within Dumfries and Galloway to contact Dumfries and Galloway Audiology department on 01387 241499 or via email at: dumf-uhb.audiologydgri@nhs.net and they can send you new batteries, wires and/or domes. If you are unable to maintain your own hearing aid or they’re no longer working, please post them to: Audiology Department,…

We’re closed
16 Mar 2020

Due to the Coronavirus outbreak we have taken the decision to postpone all our drop-in sessions, care home visits, and routine home visits until further notice. We are available for telephone support and can be contacted on 07896342878 or via email at infodghhg@gmail.com As our staff may be asked to work from home we ask that you do NOT contact…

Number for D& G Audiology Department
11 Mar 2020

If it is over three years since you were last assessed by Audiology, or you have broken your hearing aid, then please contact Audiology on 01387 241499. Please Note:If you think you need hearing aids you must contact your GP for a referral you cannot go straight to Audiology

Stranraer Drop-In is Moving
28 Jan 2020

From 11th March 2020 Dumfries and Galloway Hard of Hearing Group, Stranraer drop-in will be moving to: Dumfries & Galloway College (Main Entrance) Lewis St, Stranraer DG9 7AL We would ask that our service users report to reception on arrival and they will be directed to our room. Drop-In Dates The dates and times of the Stranraer Drop-ins will remain…

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