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  • January News

    Happy New Year to you all.

    We are still open for spares and repairs and some scheduled appointments.

    Please ring, text or email before coming to the department regarding equipment issues – this is to ensure someone is available to see you and we can keep everyone as safe as possible.

    Please note: due to the current situation your appointment may have to be cancelled at short notice.  Please ensure we have your current contact details. 

    Are you shielding? If so, let us know and we can update our records.

    If you are coming for a scheduled appointment, you will be asked Covid screening questions via text prior to your visit and also in person when you arrive.

We are the Yorkshire Auditory Implant Service

The Yorkshire Auditory Implant Service (YAIS) was established at Bradford Royal Infirmary in 1990 and supports families and children from Yorkshire and surrounding regions. YAIS have developed nationally recognised programmes for both adults and children.

Welcome to YAIS

At the Yorkshire Auditory Implant Service we strive to offer a flexible service guided by the needs of the individual child or adult whilst maintaining quality standards.

How can we help you?

Cochlear Implants

For information about cochlear implants, start here.

Bone Conduction Hearing Devices

For information about other implantable devices start here.

Our Multidisciplinary Team includes:

  • Consultant ENT Surgeons
  • Head of Service
  • Clinical Scientists (Audiology)
  • Teachers of  the Deaf
  • Speech and Language Therapists
  • Technicians
  • Assistant Rehabilitationist

We also have access to:

  • Interpreters
  • Clinical and Educational Psychologist
  • Radiography Department

The whole process of  initial assessment, fitting the implant and rehabilitation involves the patient and families working with the team in a variety of settings including the hospital, home and for children the school. This demands a high level of commitment from everyone involved.

Through working in partnership a caring and committed service is provided for each individual.

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