Last updated 2019

Here are the latest details we have for the tinnitus service at Kings Cross Community Hospital in Dundee.

Kings Cross Community Hospital

Hospital Street

Dundee DD3 8EA

 

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):

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

We have direct Tinnitus Access Clinics

After the first appointment, if necessary, where would a tinnitus patient be referred on to:

  • Hearing Therapy
  • ENT MRI

What is the average waiting time for this appointment (in weeks):

8 weeks

Which staff members are involved in your tinnitus service?

  • Senior Audiologist
  • Hearing Therapist

What equipment is available for tinnitus patients in your department?

  • Ear level white noise generators- to keep
  • Table top sound therapy devices – to keep
  • Pillow speakers – demonstration only
  • Sound pillows – demonstration only
  • CDs – to keep

The following are offered to tinnitus patients:

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Relaxation exercises
  • Relaxation classes
  • Stress management
  • Relaxation/stress management one to one