Harley Street Hearing


Christmas Opening Hours

Our office in Camden for the Musicians’ Hearing Health Scheme is closed at 5.30pm on Friday 21st December and re-opening on Wednesday 2nd January 2019.  If you need any assistance inbetween time please e-mail info@musicianshearingservices.co.uk. For anything unrelated to the Musicians’ Hearing Health Scheme please call our main line Harley Street number 020 7486 1053 … [read more]

You only get one set of ears…..

DJ Eats Everything interview… “You’ve got to look after your ears. I use ACS custom earplugs. I used to have the AR15s but I got Pro 17s now.” High-fidelity earplugs allow you to hear the music clearly whilst lowering the volume so you don’t damage your hearing. To many people’s surprise there are affordable (£10+), … [read more]

Marie Claire Listen Up!

The world is getting louder and putting your hearing at risk.  Marie Claire’s article features an interview with Gladys Akinseye- Harley Street Hearing Audiologist and Hearing Therapist; who talks of seeing an increasing amount of younger people seeking help with their hearing. You don’t need to see your GP to be seen by an audiologist.  Custom-made hearing protection … [read more]

BBC ‘Click’ review of hearing technology

BBC ‘Click’ reviewed new hearing technology and requested the assistance of Harley Street Hearing Partner Matthew Allsop to trial and give his feedback.  To watch the programme please click on the image below, Matthew’s review starts half way through the programme at 15 minutes.  

BBC News Hearing Damage from Loud Music

See Dr Greg Nassar from the Harley Street Hearing group being interviewed on BBC News after the landmark High Court judgement on hearing damage from loud music. Anyone exposed to significant noise is prone to hearing loss, tinnitus, loudness discomfort or intolerance, and hyperacusis – where sounds that were once tolerable become intolerable. This judgement will have implications about … [read more]

Musicians Landmark High Court Ruling interview

Listen to Paul Checkley, Clinical Director at Harley Street Hearing on Jeremy Vine show on Radio 2. Paul was asked to talk about acoustic shock syndrome after the landmark High Court judgement on hearing damage from loud music.  This will have implications about the risk of hearing damage for musicians all over the country.

Interview all musicians should see

How to care for your second best asset, your ears. Jono Heale, from ACS talks to Paul Checkley – Harley Street Hearing & Musicians’ Hearing Services Clinical Director about hearing, how and why singers and musicians can damage this important sensory organ, and how to go about protecting this valuable asset. Paul explains how the ear works, … [read more]

New Hearing Clinic in Camden

Our new clinic is open at 85-87 Bayham Street, Camden, London NW1 0AG. For the Musicians Hearing Health Scheme, microsuction, hearing tests and impressions.  Call 020 7486 1053 option 1 to book the next available appointment.

Clubbing and Tinnitus

Read Paul Checkley-Clinical Director at Musicians’ Hearing Services contribution to the Independent’s article on how likely are you, as someone who might enjoy going regularly to gigs and nightclubs, to get tinnitus. Read the original article on the Independent website. How likely are you, as someone who might enjoy going regularly to gigs or nightclubs, to … [read more]

Metro Reporter Waxing Lyrical

Metro.co.uk reporter Coral Barry came into see our audiologist Jaspreet Bahra at our Harley Street branch as she felt her ears were blocked. Jaspreet carried out microsuction – which is the fastest, least intrusive form of wax removal. Come to our clinics in Harley Street and Golders Green, the cost of wax removal is £80. Appointments are normally available within 24 hours, for the next suitable … [read more]

It’s felt like a revelation

It’s felt like a revelation to come across Harley St. Hearing.   As a tour manager, on the road a lot with musicians, I have been frustrated by the limitations of my current NHS hearing aids to process music in a natural way, not to mention day to day speech. I am so excited at the … [read more]

I can enjoy the beautiful sound of my Martin acoustic guitar again

I began playing electric guitar in my teens, and have been touring with my band, The Boomtown Rats, since 1974, which means my ears have been subjected to high volumes of sound for most of my life. About four years ago, I became aware that I was finding it increasingly difficult to take part in … [read more]

Half a Sixpence extends it’s show

We’re proud to be supplying the casts’ custom-made musicians earplugs and testing their hearing for this amazing award-winning musical, which has been extended till September this year. A completely fresh adaptation which reunites book-writer Julian Fellowes (Oscar-winning screenwriter and creator of Downton Abbey) with George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, the musical team that co-creator Cameron Mackintosh … [read more]

Hearing Aids for Music project – volunteers needed

This amazing project is looking for hearing aid users who listen to music to complete a survey.  Our Clinical Director, Paul Checkley, is on the the advisory panel for the ‘Hearing Aids for Music’ project (based at the University of Leeds) which is currently exploring how hearing loss and the use of hearing aid technology … [read more]

Hearing real Motown music

We’ve been testing the hearing for the West End show’s crew, which is now on at The Shaftesbury Theatre. MOTOWN THE MUSICAL follows the legendary career of Berry Gordy and the creation of his musical empire, Motown Records.  The show  tells the thrilling tale of the man who broke barriers and fought against the odds to define … [read more]

Wicked hearing advice

We’re providing hearing advice and support to Wicked – the musical’s crew.  Wicked is celebrating it’s 10th birthday this year and has been called “One of the greatest musicals of our time”  Daily Mail If you think you know the Wicked Witch of the West, think again… When Dorothy famously triumphed over the Wicked Witch, we only ever heard one … [read more]

Musicians Hearing Scheme

Giving all professional musicians in the UK affordable access to specialist hearing assessments and hearing protection,for a one-off fee of £40 (£30 for MU members). Brought to you in partnership with Help Musicians UK, Musicians Hearing Services and the Musicians’ Union, to create the Musicians Hearing Health Scheme.  For further info and to see if you are … [read more]

Guys & Dolls – the musical sounding great

Musicians from the Guys & Dolls production have been visiting us to have their hearing checked. Guys & Dolls has been joined by Award-winning actor Rebel Wilson (as Miss Adelaide) only at the Phoenix Theatre until Sunday 21 August this year. Guys And Dolls, the classic stage musical from Frank Loesser, Joe Sweling and Abe Burrows … [read more]

Kinky Boots hearing advice

We’re delighted to be offering hearing advice and support to Olivier award-winning Kinky Boots the musical, now at the Adelphi Theatre. For details of the show click here               At Musicians Hearing Services we specialise in all aspects of hearing to enhance your listening pleasure and communication in everyday life.  We’ve been … [read more]

Hearing aids for music

University of Leeds – Hearing Aids for Music

  Do you experience problems listening to music? Harley Street Hearing are pleased to support ‘Hearing Aids for Music’, a research project exploring how hearing aids affect the enjoyment and perception of music.   Exploring the music listening behaviour of people with hearing impairments   ‘Hearing aids for music’ is a collaborative project between the … [read more]

Musicians North West Hearing

Musicians Hearing Services now in the North West of England

Jessica Jane Stafford (actress & tv star) officially opened our sister company North West Hearing and Musicians Hearing Services North in Cheadle.  Jessica Jane has been wearing Lyrics – the only “fit and forget” completely invisible hearing aid “for the past three years. “Since having my baby I feel confident at night that I will … [read more]

Risk of hearing loss warning

Some 1.1 billion teenagers and young adults worldwide are at risk of hearing loss due to the unsafe use of personal audio devices, including smartphones, and exposure to damaging levels of sound at noisy entertainment venues such as nightclubs, bars and sporting events, according to the World Health Organisation. Hearing loss has potentially devastating consequences … [read more]

MU Wellbeing Week – Hearing issues for Musicians

After the success of ‘Wellbeing Week’ last year, the MU is holding another series of taster sessions for members on the theme of Health and Wellbeing for Musicians, this time in partnership with HelpMusicians UK and BAPAM.  Limited places are available for each session and are free for members to attend. There is a charge … [read more]

Microsuction instant wax removal now available

For instant wax removal Microsuction -the most effective form of wax removal-is now available for £80. We also carry out Irrigation.  For more information on both methods click here or call 020 7486 1053 to book your appointment

Miss Saigon cast protect their hearing

Happy to be working with the cast of Miss Saigon on hearing advice and protection by supplying their custom-made musicians ear plugs.  For on-site visits and on-the-day appointments at our clinics in Harley Street and Golders Green call 020 7486 1053

Rita Ora ‘Open Jaw’ impressions for In-ear monitors

Rita popped by to have her ‘open jaw’ impressions taken.  We specialise in hearing protection for musicians; which is why we are recommended audiologists for all the major in-ear monitor companies.  

LiNX at Musicians Hearing Services

LiNX – the first “made for iPhone” hearing aid

Now available from Musicians Hearing Services.  GN Resound partnered with Apple to create LiNX  which, using Bluetooth technology, connects the hearing aid directly to the iPhone.  The small, slim design lets you hide LiNX if you want to – or show it off if you’d rather, even if you have a severe hearing loss. Connect … [read more]

Extending our service

Saturday hearing clinics and 8am till 7pm weekday appointments are now available. Due to increased demand we can now see you out of the normal clinic hours.  For group appointments we can also visit you on-site.  Let us know a time and date that suits you 020 7486 1053 or e-mail info@musicianshearingservices.co.uk 

Hearing Protection Vouchers- Give a gift that’s really wanted

Whether you want to gift musicians ear plugs, custom sleeves for your phones, or even in-ear monitors, just call us and we’ll arrange for you.  Call 020 7486 1053.

Royal Opera House logo

Orchestra Hearing Protection from MHS

    The orchestra at the Royal Opera House have asked us to provide earcare services and education about hearing protection.  Many musicians are not aware of the potential harm that continued exposure to loud music can cause to hearing. We provide information and advice to the players and work with them to develop strategies … [read more]

The Sunday Times

"Geraldine Daly – audiologist to the stars". Read more.

It’s felt like a revelation

It’s felt like a revelation

It’s felt like a revelation to come across Harley St. Hearing.   As a tour manag...

I can enjoy the beautiful sound of my Martin acoustic guitar again

I can enjoy the beautiful sound of my Martin acoustic guitar again

I began playing electric guitar in my teens, and have been touring with my band,...

David Temple – Conductor

David Temple - Conductor

  "Hearing loss for anyone can be hard to cope with but if you are condu...

Eric Hill – Playing and listening to music again

Eric Hill - Playing and listening to music again

Playing and listening to music, especially the acoustic classical guitar, has be...

Rick Finlay – West End drummer

Rick Finlay - West End drummer

  "The clarity and balance of my TR15 in-ear monitors make recording and...

Zane Lowe

Zane Lowe

A few years back I became very aware of how much I was exposing myself to lo...



“Our in-ears are invaluable to us, as are MHS and Geraldine who look after a...

DJ Bicep

DJ Bicep

Musicians Hearing Services provided a perfect service when booking, fitting and ...