How do I get my free NHS hearing aid batteries?

You may be able to also get free NHS batteries by post from the Audiology Dept at the John Radcliffe Hospital, where you will will also need to send in you Brown Book….All hearing aid batteries come in 4 sizes with numerical values:

  1. 312.
  2. 675.

How do I get NHS hearing aid batteries?

If you have an NHS hearing aid, you can get free batteries and repairs from the NHS hearing aid service who fitted your hearing aids. Ask your audiologist about how to obtain batteries and request servicing and repairs.

Do Specsavers supply NHS hearing aid batteries?

Yes, they are the same as the size 13 batteries available at all Specsavers Hearing Centres. …

How long does a NHS hearing aid battery last?

Hearing aid batteries have an average life of 10-14 days, depending on use. When the battery is low, you will hear 2 beeps; this indicates that the battery will last for approximately 2 more hours.

Can you get free hearing aid batteries?

You can get the batteries you need for your hearing aid completely free if you carry your NHS brown record book with you when you pick them up. Some NHS Care Trusts can even send you the batteries by post as an alternative to the regular collection in person.

Which hearing aid batteries last the longest?

For size 675 batteries, the winner is Duracell, while for size 13 batteries, Renata comes in first. Duracell again is the top brand for size 312 batteries, but Rayovac wins for size 10 batteries….The Best Brands of Hearing Aid Batteries.

Manufacturer Manufacturer Service Life Observed Service Life
icellTech 330 240

How do I know if my hearing aid battery is low?

How do I know if my hearing aid batteries need changing?

  1. Sound becomes distorted or you have to turn up the volume on your hearing aid more than normal.
  2. The “low-battery” beep or voice sound comes on, indicating that the battery is getting low and should be changed.

What kind of battery do I need for a hearing aid?

Some hearing aids with very small batteries may only provide 4 days use whereas ones with larger batteries may last up to 2 weeks. Historically, mercury zinc batteries were the most popular form for a hearing aid. Now the zinc-air batteries are commonplace, as they are more eco-friendly and maintain reliable voltage.

Where can I get hearing aid battery repaired?

If you have an NHS hearing aid, you can get free batteries and repairs from any NHS hearing aid service. Ask your hearing specialist (audiologist) about services in your area. You may need to come in for an appointment, or you may be able to send off for a battery or repair in the post.

What are the benefits of hearing aids on the NHS?

The benefits of getting a hearing aid on the NHS include: hearing aids are provided for free as a long-term loan. batteries and repairs are free (there may be a charge if you lose or break your hearing aid and it needs to be replaced) you don’t have to pay for any follow-up appointments or aftercare.

Where can I get a hearing aid battery in Edinburgh?

People who require hearing aid batteries in Edinburgh should contact the audiology department at Lauriston Place either by phone on 0131 536 1637 (open 10am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm) or email the audiology department. If you are unable to do this, you can also send your yellow battery book to the address below: