Due to COVID-19, the BC Adult Cochlear Implant Program was directed to cancel all in-person visits as of March 16, 2020. We have now been given permission to slowly begin offering cochlear implant services starting on June 1, 2020. Patients will be contacted to book appointments in the near future, starting with those that were canceled back in March. Please be advised that there will be new policies and procedures in place from the time of booking through to the completion of your appointments with the goal of keeping patients and staff safe. We appreciate your cooperation as we work t
Although the BC Adult Cochlear Implant Program has not received any increases in funding, the cochlear implant team at St. Paul's Hospital is currently reviewing the possibility of expanding the existing cochlear implant candidacy criteria to help a greater number of BC adults who can benefit from cochlear implants to access them. Please discuss with your ENT if you may benefit from a referral to the cochlear implant clinic.