About the group

The Aintree Tinnitus Support Group is run by the audiology team at Aintree University Hospital.

Where the group meets

Room 2.07 Clinical Science Centre
Aintree University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Liverpool
L9 7AL

The venue is accessible for people with disabilities, and an induction loop is fitted for hearing aid users.

When the group meets

The group meets on the first Wednesday of each month (no meeting in January or August)

Meetings start at 6pm and last for about 90 minutes.

2017 Meetings

  • January: No meeting
  • 1st February: The Positive Thoughts Course - Mrs. Sue Martin
    Tinnitus Awareness Week, 6-12 February - this year's theme is research
  • 1st March: Mindfulness - a practical session - Ruth Dark, Psychological Therapist
  • 5th April: Tinnitus Refresher - basic tinnitus facts and treatment strategies - Tony Kay, Head of Audiology Services
    Ninth Anniversary of the Aintree Tinnitus Support Group
  • 3rd May: Tinnitus and Hearing Loss - Jennifer Fahy, Audiologist
    Deaf Awareness Week
  • 7th June
  • 5th July
  • August: No meeting
  • 6th September: Practical Ways to Improve Sleep - Gaynor Chittick, Chief Audiologist
  • 4th October: Tinnitus research update - Rosanne Harris, Audiologist
  • 1st November
  • 6th December: Tinnitus Refresher: What helps tinnitus? Tony Kay, Head of Audiology Services

2018 Meetings

  • January: No meeting in January
  • 7th February: The Positive Thoughts Course – Mrs. Sue Martin
    Tinnitus Awareness Week
  • 7th March: Mindfulness – a practical session. Ruth Dark, Psychological Therapist
  • 4th April: The role of the British Tinnitus Association (BTA), David Stockdale, Chief Executive, BTA
    Tenth Anniversary of the Aintree Tinnitus Support Group
  • 2nd May
    Deaf Awareness Week
  • 6th June
  • 4th July: Personal Reflections on the role of Clinical Health Psychology and Long-Term Conditions
    Lloyd Gemson, Trainee Clinical Psychologist
  • August:  No meeting in August
  • 5th September 
  • 3rd October 
  • 7th  November  
  • 5th December: Tinnitus Refresher: What helps tinnitus? Tony Kay, Head of Audiology Services

Additional information

There is no charge for meetings.

BTA Information Sheets are available.

How to find out more

Contact Tony Kay
[email protected]
0151 529 0328

Further information can be found on the group’s website at:
http://www.aintreehospital.nhs.uk/our-services/a-z-of-services/audiology/tinnitus-support-group/

Terms of Reference of Aintree Tinnitus Support Group

  • To provide additional information and support to patients, and their significant others, living with tinnitus.
  • It is not a substitute for an individual management plan and individual medical advice cannot be given at the meetings.