The NHS provides free hearing aids to patients with impaired hearing. Your GP can refer you to the nearest clinic for a hearing test. Many clinics offer repairs and batteries.
Brecon War Memorial Hospital
(Tel: 01874 622443) Repairs on Wednesdays 9.30 a.m. – 12 noon.
Telephone to confirm clinic is running.
Ystradgynlais Community Hospital
(Tel: 01639 844777) Repairs on 4th Tuesday of the month 1.30 p.m.– 3.30 p.m. Batteries: 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month,10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Telephone to confirm clinic is running.
(Tel: 01792 205666) offers a service to Powys patients.
Repairs Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 12 noon and 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. No appointment necessary.
Nevill Hall Hospital
(Tel: 01873 732800) Offers a service to Powys patients.
Repairs Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 12 noon. No appointment necessary.
Llandrindod Wells Hospital
(Tel: 01597 828803) Repairs on Tuesdays 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. No appointment necessary.Telephone to confirm clinic is running.
Hereford General Hospital
(Tel: 01432 372939) All clinics, including repair clinics are by appointment only.
Welshpool Hospital, Newtown Hospital and Llanidloes Hospital.
These clinics are by appointment only. Contact Wrexham Maelor Hospital: (01978) 291100 ext 5304. Batteries are available during office hours at the above hospitals and also from Machynlleth Hospital and Newtown Surgery.
(Tel: 01970 623131/635447) Repairs on Wednesdays 9 a.m. – 12 noon (occasionally, additional times are available). No appointment necessary.
NB: Most clinics operate a postal service for repairs and batteries.