Tinnitus has not been identified by the BAA as either an essential nor urgent activity (BAA Covid-19), however under ‘Alternative ways of working,’ the same document states; “Many face-to-face appointments can be replaced with telephone/skype consultations – e.g. tinnitus,” Therefore a tinnitus service is still possible, and providing a remote service and signposting the online resources available will help alleviate anxiety related to tinnitus for many, particularly at this difficult time.
Read the co-authored paper from the British Academy of Audiology and the British Tinnitus Association here:
The BAA and BTA have worked together to create some Tinnitus Training modules for audiology professionals. Have a look at what is covered here.