Last updated 2019

Here are the latest details we have for the tinnitus services at St Albans City Hospital.

St Albans City Hospital

Waverley Road

St Albans

AL3 5PN

 

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

ENT

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

N/A

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
  • Hearing Therapy
  • Other (please specify):
  • If there is significant loss, they may be referred for hearing aid first

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

12 weeks

Which staff members are involved in your tinnitus service?

Senior Audiologist

What equipment is available for tinnitus patients in your department?

  • Ear level white noise generators – to keep
  • Table top sound therapy devices – to keep
  • Pillow speakers – to keep

The following are offered to tinnitus patients:

I use CBT in combination to their tinnitus habituation but it is not a full CBT.