The Team

Des Robertshaw – Audiologist

Mr Robertshaw is a qualified audiologist and hearing aid audiologist with over 25 years experience. He carries out hearing tests for adults and children during Mr Hawthorne’s private clinics in Darlington. Mr Robertshaw is registered with the Registration Council for Clinical Physiologists (RCCP) as an Audiologist (registration number 0485), and with the Health Professions Council (HPC), the regulators for the private hearing aid industry within the United Kingdom, as a hearing aid dispenser (registration number HAD01072).

Mr Robertshaw also works for the NHS as the Principal Audiologist and Senior Manager of the Audiology Department at the James Cook University Hospital.

Dr Andrea Tarter AUD – Audiologist

Dr Tarter is a Senior Audiologist at the Freeman Hospital, Newcastle and also carries out hearing tests for adults and children during Mr Hawthorne’s private clinics in Darlington. Dr Tarter holds a BA in Speech-Language, Pathology & Audiology from the University of Akron, Ohio and is a Doctor of Audiology. Dr Tarter is registered with the RCCP as an Audiologist (registration number 5707).