Audiology Assessment: Scrivens

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Audiology Assessments in Camden are provided by UCLH, RFH, Specsavers, Scrivens and InHealth. Referral routes are different for over 50s and under 50s.


To arrange a home visit for house-bound patients please fax a referral letter to Scrivens (0121 456 8701).

Eligibility criteria


  • Housebound patients


  • No ear wax partially occluding or blocking the ear canals (partially occulding wax prevents taking of impressions for hearing aids)
  • No abnormal appearance of the outer ear or the eardrum, including middle ear fluid
  • No aural discharge or otalgia lasting >7 days in the last 90 days
  • No sudden (less than 7 days) or rapid (90 days or less) loss or deterioration of hearing
  • No fluctuating hearing loss, other than associated with colds
  • No noticeable asymmetry in hearing
  • No unilateral, pulsatile or distressing tinnitus (e.g. causes sleep disturbance, anxiety or depression)
  • No vertigo, including spinning or floating sensations
  • No complete or partial obstruction of the external auditory canal

How to refer

The following clinicians can refer to this service: GPs


Referral methods: Email

Send via e-Referrals to CHI RSS.

Where to find the forms

The following forms are kept on the Camden EMIS Forms page:

Patient under 50: Audiology Assessment RF or RNTNE Under-50s Referral Form

Patient over 50: Audiology Assessment London Hearing AQP Over-50s Referral Form


Specialty: Diagnostic Physiological Measurement

Clinic Type: Audiology – Hearing Assess / Reassess

For home visits

Please fax or email a referral letter to Scrivens who will arrange a home visit.

GPs must send confirmation that the patients ears are clear of wax.


f: 0121 456 8701