Last update 2017

Here are the latest details we have for the tinnitus service at the Shrewsbury & Telford Hospital NHS Trust- Shewsbury.

To be seen at this hospital you need to be referred by your GP.

To access the tinnitus service does a patient need to have had an appointment at ENT?

YES

 

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

ENT / Audiovestibular medicine

 

What is the average waiting time for this appointment in weeks?

Maximum 18 weeks

 

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?

Maximum 18 weeks

Which staff members are involved in your tinnitus service?

Senior Audiologist/Audiologist/ENT Consultant/Hearing Therapist

 

Do you offer any of the following to tinnitus patients?

Relaxation exercises

Yes

Relaxation classes

Yes

Stress management

Yes

Referral to Dept of Psychological Therapies

Yes