Thomas Linacre Centre – Wigan
Last update 2019
Here are the latest details we have for the tinnitus service at the Thomas Linacre Centre – Wiagn
Thomas Linacre Centre
Wigan WN1 1RU
In which department would a tinnitus patient’s first appointment be?
Either ENT or Audiology depending on GP referral
What is the average waiting time for a patient’s first appointment (in weeks):
To access the tinnitus service, does a patient need to have had an ENT appointment first?
If no, how does a patient arrange to be seen at your tinnitus service
Referral from GP.
After the first appointment, if necessary, where would a tinnitus patient be referred on to:
After first assessment a further appt is booked with either hearing therapy or audiology staff.
What is the average waiting time for this appointment (in weeks):
Which staff members are involved in your tinnitus service?
- Head of Audiology
- Senior Audiologist
- Hearing Therapist
What equipment is available for tinnitus patients in your department?
- Ear level white noise generators – on loan
- Table top sound therapy devices – demonstration only
- Noise generators built into hearing aids on loan from NHS
The following are offered to tinnitus patients:
- Relaxation exercises
- Relaxation classes