Assessment Patients

The assessment process includes information about the type of devices available
The assessment process includes information about the type of devices available

This page is designed for patients who are currently having an assessment for a cochlear implant or who would like to find out more about what is involved.

What does a cochlear implant assessment at the Auditory Implant Service involve?

Click on the links below to get an idea about the assessment schedules for adults and children. 

adult assessment

child and teen assessment

Useful documents

Before you commence an assessment at our centre you will be sent several documents containing important information. All of these can be viewed below:

Directions to University of Southampton Auditory Implant Service

Take a Virtual Tour of our clinic

Where to eat at the University of Southampton

You may also wish to read some of our information leaflets, or find out about the benefits of cochlear implants.

Device Choice

As part of the assessment process, you will have the opportunity to find out which cochlear implant devices we offer. As long as there are no medical reasons for you to have a particular device, you will be able to choose which one you want.

Below is the web link for our online device choice tool which is given to patients at the device choice information session during their cochlear implant assessment:

online device choice

Experiences of other patients

Hear from adult patients or parents about their/their child’s cochlear implant journey here.

Contact us

If you have questions at any stage of your cochlear implant assessment then please get in touch with us.