Tinnitus News

Commentary on the latest tinnitus news and research developments, case studies and other updates from The Tinnitus Clinic.


Siemens Launch The New Silk Primax Invisible Hearing Aids

  April 3rd, 2017

As well as helping patients find relief from tinnitus, we also help patients with hearing difficulties to find a new lease of life from our specialist hearing solutions service.

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Tinnitus survey reveals 90% of sufferers dissatisfied with advice

  March 8th, 2017

Patients seeking help from The Tinnitus Clinic often tell our clinicians that they have found it difficult to get the right help for their condition elsewhere.This problem has concerned us for some time so we invited our patients to participate in a survey to see if Daniel's experience is common for tinnitus sufferers nationwide.

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Award-winning doctor champions health industry guide to tinnitus

  February 3rd, 2017

An award-winning doctor who runs a five-star rated surgery is championing a ‘simple, comprehensive and GP-friendly’ guide to help healthcare professionals better understand and treat tinnitus.

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Pioneering night-time tinnitus treatment uses power of the brain

  November 23rd, 2016

A pioneering treatment which uses the power of the brain during sleep to treat tinnitus, is now available in the UK.

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The Tinnitus Clinic wins Audiology Practice of the Year Award

  October 31, 2016

The Tinnitus Clinic has won the Audiology Practice of the Year Award for 2016 for its work in treating people with the debilitating conditions of tinnitus, hyperacusis and hearing loss.

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Roger’s warning shot this shooting season

  October 28, 2016

A company director diagnosed with tinnitus after nearly 50 years of loud noise exposure is warning shooting enthusiasts to protect their ears this season – or risk permanently damaging their hearing.

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Leeds gets a new tinnitus clinic

  September 20, 2016

Patients at The Tinnitus Clinic Leeds will be seen by our Audiologist Mike Wells who is highly experienced in using the latest evidence-based therapies to sustainably reduce tinnitus symptoms.

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New tinnitus treatments at Glasgow and Stirling clinics

  August 24, 2016

People living with tinnitus in Scotland can now be treated in two additional clinics in Glasgow and Stirling. These clinics are run by Chris and Martin Stone of the Hearing Clinic UK and offer the exclusive range of treatments from The Tinnitus Clinic.

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Top BHSAA’s Prize won by Mark Williams

  June 27, 2016

The winner of this year’s BHSAA People writing competition is The Tinnitus Clinic’s chief audiologist, Mr. Mark Williams.

Mr. Williams was awarded the prize for his research on recreational noise levels in London in connection with Noise Action Week and aimed to raise awareness of noise exposure.

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Resident therapist Julianne Mullen presents tinnitus counselling study at American Conference

  June 16, 2016

Resident therapist, Julianne Mullen recently attended the prestigious American Academy of Audiology conference to present results of a pilot study showing the benefits of her counselling skills training for tinnitus practitioners.

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Acoustic CR® Neuromodulation video reaches 500,000 views

  June 6, 2016

In February 2013, The Tinnitus Clinic posted a seven-minute video about Acoustic CR® Neuromodulation, our treatment for tinnitus, on the video-sharing website, YouTube. Last week, the number of views for this video surpassed 500,000.

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The Tinnitus Clinic research paper shortlisted for Marie and Jack Shapiro Prize

  May 10, 2016

The shortlist for the British Tinnitus Association’s (BTA) prestigious Marie and Jack Shapiro Prize has been announced.

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Horse race bookmaker quits beloved job after tinnitus ordeal

  April 30, 2016

A Langley Park resident was forced to abandon his much loved job after being tormented by tinnitus which was made worse by the announcements systems at the races.

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Cuckoo chasers foiled by poor hearing

  April 21, 2016

Super-keen birdwatchers chasing the glory of being the first to hear cuckoo this year may be foiled because their hearing’s not good enough.

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New Tinnitus Clinic in Hertfordshire

  March 31, 2016

People in Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Essex can now look forward to better access to The Tinnitus Clinic’s evidence-based tinnitus treatments with our new clinic at Elstree.

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New video on what happens at your first appointment

  March 10, 2016

Kathryn Paynter who is our tinnitus expert in the West Country explains how she would assess your tinnitus in a new video.

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Josephine Swinhoe speaks on British Forces Broadcasting Service

  February 9, 2016

During Tinnitus Awareness Week, clinic Director, Josephine Swinhoe spoke on British Forces Broadcasting Service about tinnitus and protecting your hearing. You can listen to the interview here.

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Manchester tinnitus clinic introduces new ENT and audiology consultations

  February 2, 2016

The Tinnitus Clinic in Manchester is now offering joint ENT and Audiologist appointments as of Friday 5 February 2016. The joint consultations will be conducted by Mr Sean Loughran, an ENT consultant surgeon since 2005, alongside senior clinical audiologist of the Manchester tinnitus clinic, Mr Mike Wells.

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Raising money for Hearing Link charity

  January 20, 2016

The Tinnitus Clinic is pleased to announce that we have adopted Hearing Link as our charity of the year for 2016.

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My GP told me nothing can be done

  January 12, 2016

“Is it true I have to live with this noise for the rest of my life?” This is just one of the disheartening statements that we at The Tinnitus Clinic hear regularly from distressed patients. Recognising that GPs might need more support in managing their first contact with tinnitus patients, The Tinnitus Clinic has published the “Tinnitus First Appointment Guide for General Practitioners”.

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Tinnitus Clinic audiologist receives nod from Audiologist of the Year panel

  December 04, 2015

Senior Audiologist, Mr Rekesh Patel of The Tinnitus Clinic in London is being commended for his high level of professionalism, care and commitment demonstrated to patients by one of the most prominent hearing related panels in the UK.

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Hearing and tinnitus issues in the Armed Forces

  November 13, 2015

Josephine Swinhoe talks to Fight Through magazine on the issues surrounding hearing protection and the consequences of exposure to loud noises during military operations.

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Weymouth tinnitus sufferer says living with the condition is 'torturous'

  October 05, 2015

Published in the Dorset Echo.

A tinnitus sufferer has described living with the condition as “torturous” and feels as if he has been given up on by doctors.

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New Acute Tinnitus Therapy for when tinnitus first strikes

  September 14, 2015

We know that when unbearable tinnitus symptoms first strike, your life is turned upside down.

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International Hearing Aid Conference and Expo on Audiology and Hearing Devices

  July 27, 2015

Mark Williams, Chief Audiologist at The Tinnitus Clinic, will deliver the keynote address on the first day of the International Hearing Aid Conference and Expo on Audiology and Hearing Devices on August 17th and 18th in Birmingham, UK.

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"HearAngel" designed to keep listening safe

  June 18, 2015

Following The Tinnitus Clinic’s report on the need to protect our hearing from recreational noise, we were pleased to read about an emerging product called HearAngel.

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Hearing loss and tinnitus support questionnaire

  June 11, 2015

The British Tinnitus Association and The Ear Foundation are carrying out research to examine the support for people with hearing loss who experience tinnitus.

We hope you are able to take part. The questionnaire will be closed on the 22nd of June.

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New study gives hope to millions

  May 29, 2015

The chance of an improved life for six million people in the UK living with tinnitus is offered by an extensive study published this week.

Tinnitus affects around 10% of the adult population in the UK and in its severe form can cause sleep loss, anxiety, depression and a significant reduction in their quality of life.

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Talk at the Lincoln Tinnitus Support Group

  May 26, 2015

Our Clinic Director, Josephine Swinhoe, spoke recently at the May meeting of the Lincoln Tinnitus Support Group.

Run by Lorraine Tipler of Hearing Help Ltd, this group provides support for people with tinnitus in Lincoln and the surrounding area.

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"Mutebutton" launching in the UK to fight against tinnitus

  May 19, 2015

A new product claiming to reduce the impact of tinnitus will be launching in the UK later this year. The device, aptly named the "Mutebutton", includes headphones and a lollipop-like device that sits on your tongue.

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One night out could damage your hearing

  May 18, 2015

Just one visit to a bar or night club playing loud music could damage your hearing forever writes Mark Williams of The Tinnitus Clinic.

Noise levels recorded inside several night clubs and bars were between 85-100 decibels - well above with the UK's Health Executive recommended safe level of 84 decibels. The readings were taken as part of Noise Action Week by The Tinnitus Clinic.

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New Tinnitus Clinic in Bristol

  May 11, 2015

Here at The Tinnitus Clinic, we regularly receive enquiries about our evidence-based tinnitus treatments from across the South West of England and Wales. Therefore, in response to demand, we have now opened a new consulting room in Bristol.

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Acoustic CR® Neuromodulation paper published in Frontiers in Neurology

  March 16, 2015

A new patient study on Acoustic CR® Neuromodulation, conducted by our Chief Audiologist Mark Williams and colleagues from the UK and Germany, has been published in the international peer reviewed journal, Frontiers in Neurology.

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Help Krysta to help others like you

  March 10, 2015

Krysta Callander is a PhD student in the Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences, Australia and is investigating the impact of sound sensitivity on a global scale. She has created an online survey for people who experience this condition to help to identify the similarities and differences between hearing symptoms. This in turn will raise awareness of these auditory conditions and aid the diagnostic process.

closing date for entries will be 31st March 2015.

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RESET 2 Acoustic CR© Neuromodulation Trial update

  March 02, 2015

In 2014, Nottingham University Hospitals Trust (NUH) took the difficult decision not to publish the results of the long awaited double blind clinical trial into the efficacy of Acoustic CR© Neuromodulation which was run at Nottingham Hearing Biomedical Research Unit, a partner of NUH.

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Speaking at tinnitus support groups

  January 12, 2015

Our Clinic Director, Josephine Swinhoe, was pleased to be invited to speak at the December meeting of the South East Hants Tinnitus Support Group.

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Independent future The Tinnitus Clinic

  December 23, 2014

“It was always my aim to extend our network through franchise and partnerships, working with the very best ENT and audiology providers possible. Now The Tinnitus Clinic Ltd has the freedom to do that, operating as an independent expert treatment provider for people with tinnitus.” says Managing Director, Josephine Swinhoe.

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Matthew Clark our ENT Consultant treats patients in Nepal

  November 28, 2014

Earlier this month, Matthew Clark, the ENT consultant at our Cheltenham Clinic, joined a group of two other surgeons, two scrub nurses and an anaesthetist to undertake a surgical ear camp in Nepal.

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Patient study shows clinically significant improvements in tinnitus symptoms

  November 27, 2014

Mark Williams the Principal Scientific Audiologist at The Tinnitus Clinic presented the results from a 66 patient study at the British Academy of Audiology Conference in Bournemouth.

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Acoustic CR® Neuromodulation video reaches 200,000 views

  November 10, 2014

In February 2013, The Tinnitus Clinic posted a seven-minute video about Acoustic CR® Neuromodulation, our treatment for tinnitus, on the video-sharing website, YouTube. Earlier this month, the number of views for this video surpassed 200,000.

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New partnership brings The Tinnitus Clinic’s treatments to Leicester

  October 22, 2014

We are pleased to announce a new partnership with the London Road Hearing Centre, which will bring The Tinnitus Clinic’s range of evidence-based treatments to people living with tinnitus in Leicester and the surrounding areas.

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18 month study shows success of Acoustic CR® Neuromodulation in reducing tinnitus

  September 01, 2014

In May this year, Dr Hannes Wurzer a leading ENT physician specialising in tinnitus in Germany presented the findings of an 18 month clinical study of Acoustic CR® Neuromodulation therapy as a poster at the International Tinnitus Seminar in Berlin.

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