Last update 2019

Here are the latest details we have for the tinnitus service at the Alexandra Hospital.

Alexandra Hospital

Woodrow Drive

Redditch, B98 7UB

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

ENT

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

Not sure about ENT wait time but once referred to Tinnitus Clinic it is Approximately 4 to 6 weeks at present.

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

Yes

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

Audiology

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

4 to 6 weeks

Which staff members are involved in your tinnitus service?

  • Senior Audiologist
  • Hearing Therapist

What equipment is available for tinnitus patients in your department?

Table top sound therapy devices – demonstration only

Pillow speakers – demonstration only

Sound pillows – demonstration only

CDs – demonstration only

Other details: We also provide Hearing Aids, Combination Devices, White Noise Generators. We direct patients to where they can source the other equipment themselves.

The following are offered to tinnitus patients:

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Mindfulness

Relaxation exercises

We refer onto IAPT for CBT