Latest update 2017

Here are the latest details we have for the tinnitus service at the Alder Hey Children's Hospital- Liverpool.

To be seen at this hospital, you need to be referred by your GP.

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

NO

 

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

ENT / Audiovestibular medicine

 

What is the average waiting time for this appointment in weeks?

6

 

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

Audiology/Audiovestibular Physician

 

What is the average waiting time for this appointment in weeks?

6-8

 

Which staff members are involved in your tinnitus service?

Head of Audiology/Senior Audiologist/Audiologist/Audiovestibular Physician/Clinical Psychologist

 

Please indicate what equipment is available for tinnitus patients in your department?

 

Device

Keep, loan, demo

Any other details

Ear level white noise generators

Keep

 

Table top sound therapy devices

 

 

Pillow speakers

 

 

Sound pillows

 

 

CDs

 

 

 

 

 

 

Do you offer any of the following to tinnitus patients?

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Yes/No

Mindfulness

Yes/No

Relaxation exercises

Yes/No

Stress management

Yes/No