About Biddulph Hearing Centre

Biddulph Hearing Centre opened in July 2022 and was the third centre to be opened by Clare and Brad after Bollington Hearing Centre in January 2021. Biddulph Hearing Centre is part of The Hearing Centres group of clinics which also include Buxton Hearing Centre, Leek Hearing Centre & Cheadle Hearing Centre. In 2023 Clare and Brad merged with Silk Hearing and Positive Hearing owned by Rory Kewney (becoming the third partner and Director in the organisation), and collectively the businesses have gone from strength to strength since.

Placing an emphasis on customer care, we offer a holistic approach to prescribing hearing aids which includes delving into people’s lifestyles before making any hearing aid recommendations.

We also use the latest technology for ear wax removal making the experience a comfortable one.

Why choose us?

  • Over 30 years of experience helping people with their hearing.
  • Trusted referral partner for local medical centres and pharmacies.
  • The very latest in a wide range of up-to-date hearing solutions and systems.
  • Holistic approach includes wax removal and tinnitus help.
  • Cutting-edge diagnostic methods and facilities, this includes a dedicated ear treatment room.
  • Fully independent, well established and community minded.

At Biddulph Hearing Centre, we aim to deliver the very highest standards of service, care, and expertise to our patients. We love to solve your hearing problems and to see your quality of life transformed. Because of that we will give you all the time you need. Consequently we will listen to your concerns, explore treatment options, and support you through every step of your hearing recovery.

Director / Owners

Clare Kewney

HAD, FdSc, FSHAA, Clinical Audiologist

Clare Kewney - HAD, FdSc, FSHAA, Clinical Audiologist

Clare followed in her father’s footsteps and qualified as an Audiologist in 1997. She is a registered Health and Care Professional (HCPC), a Fellow of the British Society of Hearing Aid Audiologists (BSHAA), and a member of the National Community Hearing Association (NCHA).

Having gained many years’ experience working in the NHS and after that, in the private sector, Clare has a wealth of knowledge. In addition, she is fully trained in all the earwax removal methods, (micro suction, irrigation, and instrumentation). She is also an expert in hearing technology and a Tinnitus Advisor. Additionally, Clare lectures on behalf of Mary Hare School for the Deaf and UK Audiology Ltd.

Clare was recently awarded ‘Business Person of the Year’ at the North Cheshire Business Awards.

Bradley Snelling

HCA, Clinical Ear Care Specialist

Bradley Snelling - HCA, Clinical Ear Care Specialist

Brad came to audiology quite late in life having spent twenty-five years working in performing arts. He was head of year at a performing arts college, spent eleven years owning several Stagecoach Theatre Arts Schools, created the UK’s first 80’s music festival and managed 80s pop band Kajagoogoo and lead singer Limahl.

He retrained as an HCA and clinical ear care specialist five years ago and worked alongside Clare running Veterans Hearing Support.

He is currently training to be an audiologist at De-Monfort University.

Rory Kewney

HAD, FSHAA, PGCert(HE), FHEA, Clinical Audiologist

Rory Kewney - HAD, FSHAA, PGCert(HE), FHEA, Clinical Audiologist

Rory Kewney is a qualified, registered audiologist with over twenty-five years of experience in all aspects of hearing care. Rory is passionate about using his skills, knowledge, and expertise to help local patients comfortably and quickly recover from pain, discomfort and balance problems caused by ear wax blockages.

Prior to joining The Hearing Centres, Rory owned Silk Hearing and Positive Hearing based in both of which have become part of the Hearing Centres group of clinics. Rory was also an audiology lecturer at Anglia Ruskin University and the Clinical Director of a national healthcare company.

He believes in providing affordable, exceptional quality hearing care services that help the local community.

Rory continues to teach at Mary Hare School for the Deaf and until recently served on the BSHAA council (the professional body) for 3 terms.

He has also been on several Charity missions fitting hearing aids to those people in countries who cannot access hearing care.

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