About the group

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

Additionally, the group has achieved the BTA Gold Standard for Support Groups

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 finish at 7:30pm.

2019 Meetings

  • January: No meeting in January
  • 6th February: The Positive Thought Course -Mrs. Sue Martin
    Tinnitus Awareness Week - 4th - 10th February
  • 6th March: Mindfulness - A Practical Session - Ms. Ruth Dark, Psychological Therapist
  • 3rd April: Tinnitus - a patient's perspective 
    Eleventh Anniversary of the Aintree Tinnitus Support Group
  • 1st May: Tinnitus, hearing loss and deaf awareness - Mrs. Jennifer Fahy, Audiologist
  • 5th June: Tinnitus Management Options - Mrs. Kim Moss, Senior Audiologist
  • 3rd July: Tinnitus Research Update - Mrs. Rosanne McArdle, Audiologist
  • August:  No meeting in August
  • 4th September: Yoga and relaxation, Ms. Carli-Ann Parry, Yoga Practitioner
  • 2nd October: How the ear works and common causes of tinnitus - Mr. Eslam Osman, Consultant ENT Surgeon
  • 6th November: Practical ways to improve sleep, Mrs. Gaynor Chittick, Chief Audiologist
  • 4th December: What do we know about tinnitus? - Mr. Tony Kay, Head of Audiology Services

2020 Meetings

  • January: No meeting in January
  • 5th  February:  The Positive Thoughts Course – Mrs. Sue Martin
    Tinnitus Week -  February 2020
  • 4th  March:  Yoga to help with tinnitus - Carliann Langley - Yoga & meditation teacher  Peace Love Yoga U.K
  • 1st April:  Tinnitus, hearing loss and Deaf Awareness. Mrs. Jennifer Fahy, Audiologist
    12th Anniversary of the Aintree Tinnitus Support Group
  • 6th  May:  Mindfulness – a practical session - Ms. Ruth Dark, Psychological Therapist
  • 3rd  June:  Tinnitus and Exercise. Mrs. Kim Moss, Senior Audiologist
  • 1st July:
  • August:  No meeting in August
  • 2nd September:  Tinnitus management options. Mrs. Kim Moss, Senior Audiologist
  • 7th October:  How the ear works and common causes of tinnitus. Mrs Rachael Kelly Browne, Audiologist
  • 4th  November:   Practical ways to improve sleep. Mrs. Gaynor Chittick, Chief Audiologist
  • 2nd December:  What do we know about tinnitus?  Mrs Rachel Saunders, Senior Audiologist

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/

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Additional information

There is no charge for meetings.

BTA Information Sheets are available.

News: Leading charity praises Aintree's ten years of tinnitus support

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.