Support Where can I get help? NHS hospital directory North Devon District Hospital - Barnstaple Last update 2019 Here are the latest details we have for the tinnitus service at the North Devon District Hospital in Barnstaple. North Devon District Hospital NDDH Raleigh Park Barnstaple EX31 4JB 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): 4 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 GP referral or other clinician After the first appointment, if necessary, where would a tinnitus patient be referred on to: The patient journey is Audiology lead so onward referral is unnecessary in most cases. Which staff members are involved in your tinnitus service? Head of Audiology Senior Audiologist 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 only The following are offered to tinnitus patients: Relaxation exercises Stress management Information provision regarding local services providing Mindfulness and CBT. Patients are also advised regarding self-directed Mindfulness tools.