Last updated 2019

Here are the latest details we have for the tinnitus service at Musgrove Park Hospital in Tauton.

Musgrove Park Hospital

Taunton

TA1 5DA

 

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
  • Hearing Therapy

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

12

Which staff members are involved in your tinnitus service?

  • Senior Audiologist
  • Audiologist
  • ENT Consultant
  • Hearing Therapist

What equipment is available for tinnitus patients in your department?

  • Ear level white noise generators – to keep
  • Table top sound therapy devices – on loan
  • Pillow speakers - demonstration
  • CDs - demonstration

The following are offered to tinnitus patients:

  • Elements of these approaches as part of therapy