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

NO

 

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

Audiology

 

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

3-6

 

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

Hearing Therapy/ENT

 

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

3-6

 

Which staff members are involved in your tinnitus service?

Head of Audiology/Hearing Therapist

 

Please indicate what equipment is available for tinnitus patients in your department?

 

Device

Keep, loan, demo

Any other details

Ear level white noise generators

Keep

 

Table top sound therapy devices

Loan

 

Pillow speakers

Demo

 

Sound pillows

Demo

 

CDs

Demo

 

 

 

 

 

Do you offer any of the following to tinnitus patients?

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Yes

Relaxation exercises

Yes

Relaxation classes

Yes

Stress management

Yes