Rachel Knappett, is Head of adult rehabilitation at Cambridge Universities Hospital Trust at Addenbrooke’s Hospital. As a Specialist Audiologist, she has extensive experience as the lead Audiologist for the tinnitus, teenage hearing services and single-sided deafness clinics at Addenbrooke’s Hosptial. Further expertise includes the provision of customised hearing protection and hearing therapy. Rachel worked with the International Nepal Fellowship to Nepal to provide Audiology support on one of their ‘Ear Camps.’ She chairs the East of England professional tinnitus network and is on the Cambs Tinnitus Support Group committee.
British Society of Audiology, Ruth Spencer Prize 2010/2011
Allied Health Professionals Awards 2011 (Runner Up)
BSc in Clinical Science
BAAT parts 1 and 2
BSL Level 1
Certificate in Audiology APEL Route
Advanced GNVQ Health and Social Care
Masters Level Credits for Tinnitus and Hyperacusis
Certificate in Service Development
Registration Council for Clinical Physiologists No 4656
Hearing aid dispenser: HAD02793
British Tinnitus Association corporate member
GN Resound Conference. The management of single-sided deafness. 2017.
Audiology Transition Service. SBK Healthcare Transition Conference, 2014.
Moving On – taking Transition beyond the Clinic. BAA Conference, 2013.
Transition Service. Norfolk and Norwich Symposium Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, 2010
Transition Service. BAA Regional Meeting in Cambridge, 2010
Meehan S, Hough, E A, Crundwell G, Knappett R, Smith M, Baguley D M, The Impact of Single Sided Deafness upon Music Appreciation, J Am Acad Audiol 00:1-19 (2016)
Knappett, RE. ENT and Audiology News, Vol 24, 4, September/October 2015, Audiological and Psychological Consequences of Single Sided Deafness
Knappett, RE. BAA magazine Issue 18, Autumn 2010, Audiology and ENT: Exemplary working relations at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge
Knappett, RE. BSA News 2009 Transition Services: Putting Guidelines into Practice, NDCS Magazine