Last updated 2019

Here are the latest details we have for the tinnitus service at the Airedale General Hospital in Keighley.

Airedale General Hospital

Skipton Rd, Steeton

Keighley, BD20 6TD

In which department would a tinnitus patient's first appointment be?

Audiology Direct Access Tinnitus Clinic

What is the average waiting time for a patient's first appointment (in weeks):

3-6 weeks

To access the tinnitus service, does a patient need to have had an ENT appointment first?

No

If no, how does a patient arrange to be seen at your tinnitus service

Need a referral from GP

After the first appointment, if necessary, where would a tinnitus patient be referred on to:

Everything would be done within the tinnitus service

What is the average waiting time for this appointment (in weeks):

n/a

Which staff members are involved in your tinnitus service?

  • Head of Audiology
  • Senior Audiologist
  • Audiologist

What equipment is available for tinnitus patients in your department?

  • Ear level white noise generators – to keep
  • Table top sound therapy devices – demonstration only
  • Pillow speakers – to keep
  • Sound pillows – demonstration only
  • CDs – demonstration only

The following are offered to tinnitus patients:

  • Mindfulness
  • Relaxation exercises & classes
  • Stress management