Hospital Information

Hospital: One Hatfield Hospital

Tel: 01707 443 333

Contact the Hospital About Mrs Fiona Bateson

Mrs Fiona Bateson

Clinical Audiologist & Hearing Aid Dispenser

Year Qualified


Clinical Interests

Mrs Bateson has over 30 years clinical experience in diagnostic audiology on adults and children with hearing ranging from normal hearing to mild and profound hearing loss. Her clinical interests and specialist area is Paediatric audiology assessments and Tinnitus and she prides herself in giving long term rehabilitative care and support to patients of all ages and their families.

Specialising In

Paediatric hearing assessments, Tinnitus and Hyperacusis in adults and children

Children and Young People

Mrs Bateson sees young patients with audiology concerns from birth onwards.

Professional Profile

Mrs Bateson qualified as a Clinical Audiologist from Charing Cross Hospital and UCL in 1991 and worked in the NHS in Hertfordshire and Essex, becoming Head of Service with the Princess Alexandra NHS Trust in 1994 before moving to East & North Herts NHS Trust and Addenbrookes Hospital as Chief Clinical Audiologist. Her passion for excellence in patient care has been her primary driving force in her work which encouraged her to start her own private practice, The Hearing Practice. She was delighted and very honoured to have recently been awarded the “Best Audiology Clinic in Hertfordshire 2019” Award and “Best Tinnitus Specialist in Hertfordshire 2019” Award for her private practice. Mrs Bateson is also an Ambassador for the British Tinnitus Association and runs three free local Tinnitus Support Groups across Hertfordshire.

Personal Profile

Mrs Bateson lives in a village outside Hitchin with her family and a very cheeky rescue dog. She enjoys the countryside, the gym and cooking and is a keen England and Ireland rugby supporter.

Memberships or Associations

British Society of Audiology

British Academy of Audiology

Health Care and Professions Council