Hearing Aids

Hearing Aid Aftercare & Repair

A walk-in service for NHS hearing aids provided by Chime is available at the main Exeter hospital:
Audiology Department, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital (Wonford), Barrack Road, Exeter, EX2 5DW

Opening times: Monday-Friday, 9.15am-4.00pm

Services available: Simple repairs (eg. ear mould retubing, ear mould modifications and replacement of faulty aids).

We also offer a walk-in service for NHS repairs at our city centre site:
Chime Hearing Centre, 21-22 Queen Street, Exeter, EX4 3SH

Opening times: Monday-Saturday, 9.15am-1.00pm and 1:30pm-4:00pm

Services available: Simple repairs (eg. ear mould retubing, ear mould modifications and replacement of faulty aids).

An appointment is required for repairs at other locality clinics – please call 01392 402223.


Batteries are available from the locations listed below. 

  • Axminster Hospital
  • Barnfield Hill Surgery
  • Budleigh Medical Centre
  • Budleigh Salterton Health Hub
  • Broadclyst Surgery
  • Cheriton Bishop Surgery
  • Cheriton Fitzpane Surgery
  • Chiddenbrook Surgery
  • Chime Hearing Centre, Exeter Queen Street
  • Crediton Hospital
  • Crediton Newcombes Surgery
  • Culm Valley Centre for Integrated Health
  • Dawlish, Barton Surgery, Health Hub
  • Exminster Surgery
  • Exmouth Hospital Annexe (N.B. mornings only)
  • Heavitree South Lawn Practice
  • Holman Way Surgery, Topsham
  • Honiton Hospital
  • Ide Lane Surgery
  • Kingskerswell Health Centre
  • Limes Surgery Westbank Practice
  • Morchard Bishop Surgery
  • Moretonhampstead Health Centre
  • New Valley Practice
  • NHS Walk-in Centre Sidwell Street, Exeter
  • Okehampton Community Hospital
  • Ottery St Mary Hospital
  • RD&E Hospital Exeter (N.B. Batteries are not available at Heavitree Hospital)
  • Seaton & Colyton Medical Practice
  • Seaton Hospital
  • Sidmouth Victoria Cottage Hospital
  • St Thomas Heath Centre
  • Starcross Surgery Westbank Practice
  • Tiverton & District Hospital
  • Townsend House Surgery
  • Whipton Surgery
  • Witheridge Medical Centre
  • Wyndham House Surgery

NB: It is important to take your brown record book or Chime battery card with you. Batteries may not be issued if you don’t. Batteries by post: These can be requested from the main department (details above). Please enclose the book or card and return postage in a padded envelope.

Used batteries can be returned or recycled via your local recycling system. Recycling bins are also available at many supermarkets.