As part of Kingsbridge Healthcare Group, Kingsbridge Hearing Care offers an all-inclusive service for your hearing needs, from assessment to diagnosis to treatment. We are based in Northern Ireland with clinics in Belfast, Holywood, Donaghadee, Newtownabbey and most recently Ballykelly.
Our services include adult ear wax removal, custom ear and hearing protection, adult hearing assessment and bespoke private hearing aid provision.
Meet the Team
Stephen Hunter BSc Hons Clin Phys & DIS, HCPC, BAA, RCCP, BSHAA
Stephen has been an Audiologist for over 15 years practising adult and paediatric hearing assessments and rehabilitation. During his career he has worked in both the NHS and Private sectors where he gained specialist expertise in wax removal procedures and dispensing hearing aids. He specialises in complex hearing losses and the latest innovations in hearing aid technology. He enjoys working as part of a multidisciplinary team and feels this provides a streamlined, holistic approach to patient centred care.
“Each person I meet faces new communication challenges and I find it extremely rewarding being able to tailor the latest innovations in hearing aid technology to address these needs” (Stephen Hunter)
In his spare time Stephen enjoys playing guitar and taking on car restoration projects.
Lynsey Hunter BSc Hons Clin Phys & DIS, HCPC, BAA, RCCP, BSHAA
Lynsey has been an Audiologist for over 14 years working in both the NHS and private sectors providing advanced investigations, assessments and rehabilitation for paediatric and adult patients. She has a special interest in advanced diagnostic testing and enjoys researching the latest audiological innovations and incorporating these into patient care plans. Throughout her career, Lynsey has strived to modernise service provision and improve the quality of care provided to patients.
‘There is a misconception that hearing loss is only an age related event, one of my goals is to provide better awareness of hearing health and minimise the impact hearing loss can have on daily life’ (Lynsey Hunter)
In her free time Lynsey enjoys baking and caring for rescue animals.
Richard Sweeney MCOptom HCPC Reg
Richard Sweeney is a Director at Kingsbridge Private Hospital and is the owner of Kingsbridge Opticians & Hearing Care. He is a GOC registered Optometrist of 23 years and a HCPC registered Hearing Aid Dispenser. He is also an approved CLEARWAX ear wax removal specialist.
Richard is uniquely the only dually qualified Optometrist and Hearing Aid specialist in the UK and brings a wealth of experience in Optometry and Audiology patient care. He has a keen interest in Cataract care, Macular Degeneration and Hearing Aid dispensing.
Appointments are available with Richard at Kingsbridge Private Hospital, Maypole Clinic Holywood, Abbots Cross and Donaghadee Practices.
Megan Deely O’Meara Audiology Coordinator
Megan has been part of the Kingsbridge Healthcare Group since 2018 having previously worked with children and adults with additional needs.
In her role as Audiology Coordinator, Megan is responsible for overseeing the daily running of Kingsbridge Hearing Care clinics, managing patient enquiries & bookings, the administration of ENT referrals & results and liaising with the Kingsbridge ENT consultants and staff from multidisciplinary teams.