About the group

A support group for people in Bury St Edmunds to come together in a friendly environment and talk about ways to cope and manage their tinnitus.

Where the group meets

Bury St Edmunds Deaf Centre
28 Northgate Street
Bury St Edmunds
IP33 1HY

When the group meets

Alternate months on the 3rd Wednesday, 10:30-12:30

2020 Meetings

  • 19th February - Presentation by Rachel Knappett, Head of Adult Auditory Rehabilitation, Addenbrookes Hospital
  • 15th April - Presentation TBC
  • 17th June - Garden party: Nic Wray, BTA Communications Manager, will be joining and updating us
  • 19th August - Topic TBC
  • 21st October - Heather Fletcher, group member, to tell us how hypnotherapy services may help tinnitus
  • 25th November - Joint end-of-year social with the Hard of Hearing Group. Presentation from Margo Harrison, Hearing Dogs for the Deaf

2019 Meetings

  • 20 February - There will be a presentation from Michael Shade of the Ipswich Hearing Care Centre
  • 17 April - There will be a presentation from Rachel Knappet from Auditory Rehabilitation at Addenbrooks Hospital
  • 19 June - Garden Party (Strawberries & Scones) - A representative from the BTA will be invited to join and update us
  • 21 August - Tapping to relieve tinnitus with Val Chater
  • 16 October - Heather Fletcher (one of our group members) will talk about how hypnotherapy services may help tinnitus. 
  • 20 November - Ipswich Tinnitus Group will be joining us for an end of year group get-together. We visited their group last year and this is our return invite) - Time tbc

2018 Meetings

First meeting: 21 February - Nic Wray from the British Tinnitus Association will be speaking

  • 18 April - Independent Audiologist from AngliEAR, Great Shelford, Cambridge will be speaking. AngliEAR has a passion to help find the right solution for tinnitus and are the only independent clinic in the UK to recently attend the World Tinnitus Congress in Warsaw
  • 20 June - Tea for Tinnitus: relax in the garden with strawberries & scones; Basic relaxation techniques and basic BSL signs with Jane
  • 15 August - Presentation: Woolpit Complementary Centre
  • 17 October - Jason Searle, an Independent Audiologist from Bloom Hearing, Bury St Edmunds, will be speaking
  • Monday 26 November, 11am - 2pm - We will be meeting up with the Ipswich Tinnitus Group at Ipswich Deaf Centre, Suffolk House, 2 Wharfedale Road, Ipswich, IP1 4JP. 

How to find out more

Contact Jane Frost on 01284 625926 or [email protected]

You can also call the BTA on 0800 018 0527 or [email protected] to register your interest.

Additional details

There is car parking at the venue and a small charge for refreshments.