Last update 2019

Here are the latest details we have for the tinnitus service at the Kings Mill Hospital in Sutton in Ashfield.

Kings Mill Hospital

Mansfield Road

Sutton in Ashfield

Notts, NG17 4JL

 

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

ENT or Audiology

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

Dependant on whether a patient comes via ENT or direct to Audiology.

Direct to Audiology is <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:

Direct referral available via 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):

Approximately 4 weeks

Which staff members are involved in your tinnitus service?

  • Senior Audiologist
  • Audiologist

What equipment is available for tinnitus patients in your department?

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

The following are offered to tinnitus patients:

Relaxation exercises