Last updated 2019

Here are the latest details we have for the tinnitus service at the University Hospital in Coventry

University Hospital

Clifford Bridge Road

Coventry

CV2 2DX

 

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

Audiology or ENT

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

For Audiology via the Complex Direct Referral 6 weeks

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

No

If no, how does a patient arrange to be seen at your tinnitus service

Ask GP to refer to the Complex Audiology Service via e-referral Choose & Book

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):

6 weeks

Which staff members are involved in your tinnitus service?

  • Head of Audiology
  • Senior Audiologist
  • ENT Consultant
  • We refer to MIND to access anxiety management courses and to IAPT to access counselling including psychiatric support if required.

What equipment is available for tinnitus patients in your department?

  • Ear level white noise generators – on loan
  • Table top sound therapy devices – to keep
  • Patients are signposted for pillow or sound speakers.
  • Patients are also signposted to apps rather than CD's

Do you offer any of the following to tinnitus patients:

CBT, Mindfulness, Relaxation classes and exercises and stress management are offered by signposting to MIND and/or IAPT