Claire Lingard is the Principal Clinical Scientist in Audiology at Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust. Claire works predominantly in the specialisms of Paediatric Audiology and Vestibular Assessment and Rehabilitation. She has a keen interesting in developing Paediatric Vestibular Services. She is studying for a Doctorate in Clinical Science through the Higher Specialist Scientist Training scheme at the University of Manchester. Her research is currently investigating hearing loss in children with vision impairment. Claire is also a member of the British Society of Audiology’s Paediatric Audiology Special Interest Group.