Last updated 2019

Here are the latest details we have for the tinnitus service at the Southend Hospital in Westcliff-on-sea.

Southend Hospital

Prittlewell Chase

Westcliff on Sea

Essex, SS0 0RY

 

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

Direct referral tinnitus clinic - ENT/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 to Tinnitus clinic

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

Hearing Therapy

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

4

Which staff members are involved in your tinnitus service?

  • Senior Audiologist
  • 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

Tinnitus patients are offered the following:

  • Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Relaxation exercises
  • Stress management