Last update 2019

Here are the latest details we have for the tinnitus service at the Royal Derby Hospital in Derby.

Royal Derby Hospital

Uttoxeter Road

Derby DE22 3NE

 

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

Some patients are triaged into Audiology (via ENT) some patient are referred directly to ENT

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

Triaged route 2/3 weeks, via ENT 4/6 weeks

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

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

2/3 weeks

Which staff members are involved in your tinnitus service?

  • Senior Audiologist
  • Audiologist
  • ENT Consultant
  • Audiovestibular Physician

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:

  • Mindfulness
  • Relaxation exercises
  • Stress management