Our hearing clinics in Sherborne and Fordingbridge are open for treatments by appointment, with just one client bubble at a time; working with full COVID-safe protocols and PPE in place. Please see our latest update and notice of mandatory face coverings.
Independent, family-run hearing centres in Dorset and Hampshire
We are a family-run hearing practice, established in 1995, with clinics in Sherborne, Dorset and Fordingbridge, Hampshire (covering into Wiltshire including Salisbury). We offer clinical ear treatments, including microsuction for the safe removal of excess ear wax, hearing tests and the very latest in hearing aid technology and accessories. Ian, Nicola and Dan Girling are fully-trained hearing practitioners, registered hearing aid dispensers (RHAD) and regulated by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). Read more about us
We offer the only in-the-ear rechargeable hearing aid on the market – Livio Edge AI from Starkey. With Livio Edge AI, the power of artificial intelligence is at your fingertips.
Today we support our Armed Forces community with a two-minute silence in our clinics at 11am. This year, we have continued our tradition of charitable giving to the Royal British Legion by commissioning commemorative statues, made by veterans, of the ‘Unknown Tommy’ and ‘Unknown Women in War’.
As the clocks go back, our November newsletter is arriving with clients and we’d like to share our news round up with you.
A round up of our fundraising and charity news for this year, including the beneficiaries of our Christmas card for 2021.
A celebration of Sherborne as the town recovers from a challenging 18 months. It captures the spirit and positivity of the people, businesses and local attractions in this special part of Dorset.
Find out more about our Oticon offer, offering a free accessory with new Oticon hearing aids ordered during September 2021.
We’re delighted to support Sherborne Town Football Club this year as part of our 20th Anniversary in Sherborne. Look out for our advert in the Zebras’ match programme
For many years now, Girlings has been pleased to support Opera in Oborne – a small, community-led festival which brings high-quality live performance to a village on the outskirts of Sherborne.
There is a stigma associated with hearing loss and that’s something we work really hard to address at Girlings. Hearing is one of our vital physical senses; most of us cannot imagine being without it.
The sun is out and summer’s here. Now’s the time to get your hearing to full health so that you can enjoy all that summer has to offer. Times with family and friends are so much more enjoyable when you can join in the conversation with confidence.
Wearing a mask with hearing aids doesn’t have to be difficult. We’ve compiled some video and blog resources that outline tips for wearing a face mask with hearing devices, to help you.
In-the-ear hearing aids sit snugly in your ear canals, out of the way of glasses, hats, and other headgear. The smallest are invisible hearing aids, while the larger models are coloured to match your skin tone.
We feel thankful and privileged to have been able to serve so many long-standing clients during the past twenty years. We look forward to doing so for decades to come. Ian and I are delighted that our son Dan has now joined the business, enabling us to grow and secure the future of hearing health in our local communities.
With Bernafon Alpha hearing aids you can stream sounds directly from your iPhone®, iPad®, or iPod® touch and modern Android™ devices. A wide range of connectivity accessories are also available to further enhance your listening experience.
Tired of challenging environments where you’re unable to understand others? Moxi Blu hearing aids automatically adjust on the fly no matter where you go.
Safe, ear-free headphones for sports and leisure. Bone conduction technology offers a comfortable, healthy and SAFE listening experience. Unlike conventional headphones and earbuds that use the eardrums to transmit sound.
Girlings offers a number of services to help you maintain healthy hearing while you’re taking part in active sports or leisure activities that involve loud music.
Excellent and professional service for my digital ear defenders, I recommend them to anyone who asks.
Ian and Nicola provide a magnificent service to those whose hearing has deteriorated. They could not be more helpful in both supplying, fitting and explaining the hearing aids.
My hearing is the best is the best it has been for 15 years. A true customer service that is hard to find in any high street retailer nowadays.
After using a well-known hearing aid supplier, Girlings’ service was far superior – chalk and cheese comes to mind. l tried three set of aids all free of charge with no pressure to buy.
Professional and friendly service from experienced audiologist. I had the microsuction procedure and my hearing feels much sharper. Would recommend the procedure and service.
I have nothing but praise for the first class, very friendly and professional service provided by this company. Its after-sales service following purchase of hearing aids is outstanding.