Help and frequently asked questions

My child had a hearing test at school and we received a letter saying they had struggled. They have had a cold and have seen an ENT specialist but have no ear problems. Should this be checked further?


It is very common for young children to have fluctuating hearing problems, particularly in the winter and if she has had a prolonged cold. Unless you are particularly concerned about her hearing, it may be prudent to adopt a 'watchful waiting' approach for the time being.

If you notice any signs of hearing difficulties once her cold has cleared up and once the weather gets a bit warmer, that would be the time to contact your GP for further investigation.