Southend Hospital, Westcliff on Sea
Last updated 2019
Here are the latest details we have for the tinnitus service at the Southend Hospital in Westcliff-on-sea.
Westcliff on Sea
Essex, SS0 0RY
In which department would a tinnitus patient’s first appointment be:
Direct referral tinnitus clinic – ENT/Audiology
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
GP referral to Tinnitus clinic
After the first appointment, if necessary, where would a tinnitus patient be referred on to:
What is the average waiting time for this appointment (in weeks):
Which staff members are involved in your tinnitus service?
- Senior Audiologist
- Hearing Therapist
What equipment is available for tinnitus patients in your department?
- Ear level white noise generators – to keep
- Table top sound therapy devices – on loan
Tinnitus patients are offered the following:
- Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
- Relaxation exercises
- Stress management