Ashford – Evegate – Hearbase

Hearbase Evegate, Ashford - Hearing Test + Ear Wax Removal Clinic

Metford Building
Evegate Business Park
Station Road, Smeeth
Ashford, Kent.

TN25 6SX

0800 028 6179

Hearbase Evegate Hearing Clinic

HEARBASE AT EVEGATE

Please contact us on 0800 028 6179 or email admin@hearbase.com to book your next available appointment.

Opening Times

Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm
Ear Wax Removal clinics every Wednesday and Friday: 9am-5pm

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Evegate Business Park is just outside Ashford on the A20, just three miles from Junction 10 of the M20, nestled in the beautiful Kent countryside.

Visitors can browse a range of high-quality retail outlets or book in at one of the various salons, as well as enjoy a refreshment or two at the popular café or micro pub, getting the most out of your trip to see us. This is also ideal for anyone accompanying friends or family, as you can while away some time while you wait.

 

Information

Ear Wax Removal Clinic in Ashford

Hearbase provides a professional ear wax removal clinic every Wednesday and Friday from our Evegate branch. Our highly trained ear care technicians use microsuction and water irrigation, as well as manual tools, to remove the build-up of ear wax quickly and safely. The appointment is usually 30 minutes and our technician can also check your general ear health and refer you to our expert audiologists for onward support, including a comprehensive hearing test.

Professional

We take your hearing loss seriously. It needs to be professionally diagnosed and treated with the best solutions available.

Comprehensive

We provide a wide range of hearing aids, from the most straightforward to the most sophisticated. We also offer custom-made products to help protect your hearing from noise damage.

Our services at Evegate Business Park:

 

Independent

Hearbase is Kent’s largest independent hearing company and we offer you a quality, clinically-based, private hearing aid service at Evegate, near Smeeth, Ashford. We use the latest clinical techniques, including ear wax removal, combined with first class care and support.

Digital

Digital hearing aids come in a vast range to suit everyone’s needs, from the most straightforward to the most sophisticated. Our highly trained audiologists will advise you as which hearing aid best suits your hearing loss and your needs. They will explain the pros and cons of the various features so you can be sure of making the right decision.

Leading brands

As we are independent of any hearing aid manufacturer, this means we have access to all the world’s leading hearing aid brands making it simple to find the best solution for your hearing loss.

We are confident about the quality of our service so all our hearing aids come with a guarantee of 100% satisfaction or your money back.

You can arrange a hearing assessment with our audiologist, or ear wax removal with our ear care technician at Hearbase Evegate by emailing admin@hearbase.com or by telephoning 0800 028 6179 to arrange your appointment.

 

Hearing Specialists

Ashleigh Bullen

Ear care technician

Ashleigh was born and raised in Canterbury where she grew up with her dad and step-mum who are nurses.

“Other family members work in the NHS and care sector, so quite naturally, I found myself working in care and stayed for around eight years,” said Ashleigh. “I worked in care homes, out it in the community and in an agency.

“I then obtained a bachelor’s degree in English and moved to a school to see if teaching was for me. But I found I missed the care sector too much! From all my experience, including the school, there has been a common factor I’ve seen that has isolated people and got them down a lot – that was hearing!

“Hearing is such an essential factor in everyday life and seeing individuals struggle with this really got me interested in helping with hearing loss. I was amazed to find out how many people were affected by ear wax alone. So, here I am, hoping to help some people hear even just a little bit better by relieving them of their wax. I am so excited to embark on this journey and hope to go into further training to become an audiologist.”

Marta Lopes

Clinical Manager

Marta joined Hearbase in November 2013 and is now the clinical manager, overseeing all of our clinicians and ensuring quality and best practice is adhered to. Marta also specialises in paediatric audiology and also works at our branches in Folkestone and Canterbury.

Marta completed her audiology degree in her home country of Portugal. After graduating she worked in two hearing care centres and in private and public hospitals where she tested adults and children for hearing loss and screened newborn babies.

In 2013 Marta published a study for an international symposium on the effects combined exposure to noise and toxic substances have on our ears and hearing. She says: “Despite publishing an article about industrial audiology and my interest in hearing aid technology, my dream has always been to work with children and be a paediatric audiologist.”

Marta wanted to work in health care because she likes to improve people’s wellbeing and make a difference to their lives.

“Working for Hearbase makes this possible,” she says. “Living in a different country with a different culture is a challenge but I am doing what I want to do. I have support from the Hearbase team which makes everything easier.”

Clara Mesquita

Audiologist

I discovered my passion for audiology in 2017, starting as a hearing care assistant at Specsavers. I joined Hearbase in 2018, graduating as a hearing aid audiologist at Anglia Ruskin University in 2020. I am currently still studying towards enlarging my scope of practice and knowledge base.

Why audiology? I love music, listening to stories and enjoy conversations with family and friends. It’s deeply rewarding to bring this possibility to others and to have the opportunity to actively contribute to improving a patient’s quality of life.

Rachel Harrison

Ear care technician

Rachel has worked in the care sector for 12 years, gaining qualifications that enabled her to help people promote dignity in care for those who live with dementia.

“Looking for new skills, I studied the anatomy and physiology of the ear, and it was amazing how poor ear health can affect people’s social interacting and hearing loss,” said Rachel.

“If I can play a part in someone’s life to help promote better hearing and give back a little of people’s social abilities then there can be no more job satisfaction than that.”

“Having attended clinics and seen the difference an ear care technician can make, I cannot wait to see what the future holds within the audiology world.”

Rachel lives in Herne Bay with her husband, three children and two dogs. She said: “I love cooking Indian food and photography and I enjoy travelling to India twice a year. The culture, food and people amaze me.”

A very well organised Medical Centre with helpful receptionists, ease of parking, and efficient medical practitioner staff on-site.

Raymond Veness, March 2022