Support Where can I get help? Public events Birmingham Information Day Birmingham Tinnitus Information DaySaturday 18th January 2020 We are delighted to be bringing the BTA Tinnitus Information Day to Birmingham. This event is free of charge to attend but you must please register. Please feel free to bring along a partner, friend, interpreter or person of support. Saira Hussain from Aston University Audiology will be joining us to host the day with expert talks from Tony Kay, Head of Audiology Services at Aintree Hospital and Dominic Bray, Clinical Psychologist at Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust. Our tinnitus experts will be giving talks about: Basic facts on tinnitus The impact of tinnitus Audiological and medical treatments available Psychological approaches to managing tinnitus Aims of the day Familiarise patients and families on all aspects of the impact of tinnitus Draw attention to the therapy choices Have an opportunity to share information. Other highlights Taster sessions, giving you the chance to sample stress management therapies Local service exhibitors on hand for advice and information; whilst we do not endorse particular companies or products, we are endeavouring to bring together a variety of options for the convenience of the tinnitus community. Free refreshments and a light sandwich lunch are provided! See what typically happens on the day in our video below, filmed at a previous Info Day in Nottingham: Information Day Programme: 09:30 Registration & refreshments 13:00 Audiological & medical treatments Tony Kay, Head of Audiology, Aintree Hospital 10:00 Welcome Introduction from Saira Hussain Aston University Audiology 13:35 Breakout taster sessions 10:15 Tinnitus - the basic facts Tony Kay, Head of Audiology, Aintree Hospital 14:10 Psychological approaches to managing tinnitus Dominic Bray, Clinical Psychologist, Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust 10:50 Breakout taster sessions 14:40 Q&A 11:25 The impact of tinnitus Dominic Bray, Clinical Psychologist, Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust 15:00 Close of day 11:55 Local support information The programme is of a full day of talks to gain the maximum benefit from the day we recommend you attend all day if possible. 12:00 Lunch & Exhibitors We have held these events all over the UK with great success. Many attendees leave at the end of the day feeling more positive and in a better position to manage their tinnitus. People who have attended previous Tinnitus Information Days, have said: The day was beyond my expectations. I will concentrate on having the best life I can. I wish I could have heard all this 20 years ago Just meeting people with the same condition was so helpful Absolutely loved the day, calmed my tinnitus I would absolutely recommend this day to anybody I know suffering from tinnitus. If you have any queries please contact the BTA on 0114 250 9933 or e[email protected] Where and when? Taking place in the city centre of Birmingham just a short distance from New Street station, The Studio is a dedicated conference centre this is fully accessible and culturally friendly. Please visit their website for comprehensive directions for all forms of travel, parking information and helpful walking videos taking you from points of interest right to their door.