Proposed Outcome Measures for Tinnitus Services (P29)

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The British Tinnitus Association defines tinnitus as follows: The perception of sound in the absence of any corresponding external sound. This noise may be heard in one ear, in both ears or in the middle of the head or it may be difficult to pinpoint its exact location. The noise may be low, medium or high‑pitched. There may be a single noise or two or more components. The noise may be continuous or it may come and go.


Are proposed for people meeting agreed referral criteria which will take the following into consideration – Provision of Services for Adults with Tinnitus: A Good Practice Guide , Map of Medicine , NICE Clinical Knowledge Summaries and/or local criteria.