Last updated 2019

Here are the latest details we have for the tinnitus service at the Kent and Canterbury Hospital.

Kent & Canterbury Hospital

Ethelbert Road

Canterbury CT1 3NG

 

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

ENT

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

12

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

Yes

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):

3

Which staff members are involved in your tinnitus service?

  • Head of Audiology
  • Senior Audiologist
  • Audiologist
  • Associate Audiologists

What equipment is available for tinnitus patients in your department?

  • Ear level white noise generators – to keep
  • Table top sound therapy devices – to keep
  • Advice and demonstration around Apps

The following are offered to tinnitus patients:

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Relaxation exercises
  • Stress management
  • Neuro-Linguistic Programming