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Ruth Hadley's Audiology training was conducted in Germany at the University Hospital Bonn, Department of Ear, Nose and Throat from 1997-2000.

She also has a Graduate Diploma in Technical Audiology (2005) from the University College London (UCL), UK and Postgraduate Diploma in Rehabilitative Audiology (2010) from the University of Bristol, UK

Ruth is extremely committed to delivering a high quality, evidence based and safe service for clients living in West Cork and further afield.

Any treatment received at Kinsale Hearing will be of the highest clinical standard, adhering to BSA (British Society of Audiology) recommended procedures and NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) Guidelines as recommended by the HSE Audiology NARG review 2011, as well as the Irish Academy of Audiology (IAOA).

Since she relocated to Kinsale, Ruth has been teaching and examining at University College Cork on the MSc Audiology programme where she continues to teach and examine on a contractual basis while running her own private practice in Kinsale. This is in addition to working at the Cork Deaf Association in Cork City as Clinical Support offering advice on various Tinnitus Management Options.

As an Advanced Clinical Audiologist at the University Hospital Bristol NHS Trust, Ruth’s special interests were Dizziness & Vertigo assessments and seeing clients with complex hearing impairments for assessment and aural rehabilitation such as clients with additional needs.

Ruth also co-ordinated the local audiology young adult transition service in Bristol and was the multi-disciplinary link to the Bristol Acoustic Neuroma Service and Community Speech & Language Service.

Training & Talks

Kinsale Hearing can provide deaf awareness sessions and basic hearing aid maintenance training for those within caring professions, working at residential care homes and hospitals.

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