Last update 2019

Here are the latest details we have for the tinnitus service at St.Thomas Hospital in London.

St.Thomas Hospital

Hearing Implants

Lambeth Palace Road

London SE1 7EH

 

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

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

A referral from ENT, Audiology, GP, other medical referral.

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

  • Audiology
  • Hearing Therapy
  • ENT/ Psychology / GP etc

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

More than 4 weeks

Which staff members are involved in your tinnitus service?

  • Head of Audiology
  • Senior Audiologist
  • Audiologist
  • ENT Consultant
  • Hearing Therapist

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 – to keep
  • Sound pillows – demonstration only
  • CDs – demonstration only
  • Direction to self help and printed information

Tinnitus Patients are offered the following:

  • Mindfulness
  • Relaxation exercises
  • Stress management
  • Other (please specify):
  • Tinnitus Information Group Session