Last updated 2017

Here are the latest details we have for the tinnitus service at Countess of Chester Hospital.

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?

YES

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/Hearing Therapy

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

2

Which staff members are involved in your tinnitus service?

Head of Audiology/Senior Audiology/Audiologist/ENT Consultant/Hearing Therapist/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

Demo

 

Pillow speakers

Demo

 

Sound pillows

Demo

 

Advice on Tinnitus relaxation phone apps

 

 

 

Do you offer any of the following to tinnitus patients?

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Yes

Mindfulness

Yes

Relaxation exercises

Yes

Counselling

Yes