Last Updated 2019

Here are the latest details we have for the tinnitus service at the York Hospital in York.

York Hospital

Wigginton Road

York, YO31 8HE

 

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

Via GP or audiologist

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

  • Audiology
  • ENT

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

6

Which staff members are involved in your tinnitus service?

  • Senior Audiologist
  • ENT Consultant

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 – demonstration only
  • Demonstration of mobile apps

The following are offered to tinnitus patients:

  • Advice on where patients can access these therapies