Skip to main content
Oxford Children's Hospital

Alert COVID-19

Please find service updates and current visiting rules in our COVID-19 section.

This site is best viewed with a modern browser. You appear to be using an old version of Internet Explorer.

Paediatric Audiology team

Clinical Scientists

Rachel Bevington

Paediatric Audiology Lead

Rachel gained an MSc in Audiology from the University of Southampton in 2006. She went on to complete her Clinical Scientist Training in the Royal Berkshire Hospital and has worked in the Trust since 2017.

Her main interests are in the assessment of very young children and paediatric hearing aid users. She is the departmental lead for electrophysiological hearing assessment of children.

Rachel Bevington

Paula Scully

Paula graduated with a BSc and MSc in Audiology from the University of Southampton in 2009 and 2010 respectively. She has since gone on to complete Clinical Scientist Training in Brighton and has worked in the department since 2016.

Her main interests are in paediatric assessment and hearing aid users. She is the departmental lead for protocol development and behavioural diagnostics.

Paula Scully

Holly Olley

Holly graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Audiology from the University of Southampton in 2008 and went on to complete the Scientist Training Programme (STP) Audiology in 2015.

She has been working in the department since 2020 and her main interests are in paediatric assessment and hearing aid users.

Holly Olley

Thomas Underdown

Thomas completed the Scientist Training Programme in Portsmouth and graduated from Aston University with an MSc in 2020.

His main interests are paediatric assessment and rehabilitation, single-sided deafness, and service improvement.

Thomas Underdown

Senior Audiologists

Faiza Muhmood

Faiza graduated with a BSc in Audiology from DeMontfort University in 2011, and gained a MSc in Research Methods in Cognitive Neuropsychology from the University of Hertfordshire in 2013.

She has worked in the department since 2013. Her main interests are in paediatric rehabilitation and paediatric assessments.

Faiza Muhmood

Laura Smith

Laura graduated with a BSc in Audiology from the University of Manchester in 2014. She undertook further training to complete an MSc in Advanced Audiology at University College London, finishing in 2018.

She has worked in the department since 2015 and her main interests are in single-sided deafness, and paediatric and adult assessment and rehabilitation. She is the departmental lead for patient information.

Laura Smith

Paediatric Administrator

Catherine Baskerville

Catherine has worked in the John Radcliffe Hospital since 2011 and has been in her current role since 2013.

She is the first point of contact for appointments and other general queries.

Catherine Baskerville
Last reviewed:11 August 2022