Last updated 2017

Here are the latest details we have for the tinnitus service at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital- Norwich

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

Colney Lane

Norwich NR4 7UY

 

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

Hearing Therapy

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

2 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 and Choose and Book via GP

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

  • Audiology
  • ENT

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

2 weeks for Audiology 18+ weeks for ENT

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 – to keep
  • Information and purchasing details given about any other equipment

The following are offered to tinnitus patients:

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Relaxation exercises
  • Relaxation classes
  • Stress management
  • Aspects of CBT and Mindfulness. Two members of staff have been trained by British Society of Clinical and Academic Hypnosis to use clinical hypnosis