Last update 2019

Here are the latest details we have for the tinnitus service at the Gilbert Bain Hospital in Lerwick.

Gilbert Bain Hospital

South Road

Lerwick

Shetland, ZE1 0TB

 

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

Audiology

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

4

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:

Referral from GP

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):

8

Which staff members are involved in your tinnitus service?

  • Head of Audiology
  • ENT Consultant
  • Hearing Therapist

What equipment is available for tinnitus patients in your department?

  • Table top sound therapy devices – to keep
  • Pillow speakers – to keep
  • CDs – to keep

The following are offered to tinnitus patients:

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Relaxation exercises
  • Stress management