Co-operative Pharmacy Offers Free Hearing Tests
on: September 4, 2009, 4:46 am
Co-Operative Pharmacy has pledged to provide free hearing tests
at a number of their branches throughout the UK. The proposal
is a part of a new audiology service being trialled in selected
branches in the UK as an effort to help those with hearing problems
get the treatment they need.
UK patients do not notice any deterioration in their hearing and
it is hoped that by having these sessions made available that
the Co-Operative Pharmacy can help identify who may need a hearing
after taking part in the free hearing test that the patient is
identified as having hearing difficulties then they will then
be offered advice on purchasing a hearing aid, either privately
or being referred to a GP if they wish to get one via the National
patients opting to purchase privately they will be able to have
their hearing aid fitted within 3 weeks and free follow up appointments
to make sure everything is fine at their pharmacy.
Co-Operative aims to have the service in 80 of its branches nationwide
with fully qualified audiologists available twice a month for
consultations by September 2009.
Contact Details: The Co-operative Pharmacy