Criteria for referral to public hospital specialist clinic services

  • Recent onset of unilateral tinnitus
  • Pulsatile tinnitus present for more than six months.

Information to be included in the referral

Information that must be provided:

  • Results of diagnostic audiology assessment.

Provide if available:

Not applicable.

Additional comments

The Summary and referral information lists the information that should be included in a referral request.

Where appropriate and available the referral may be directed to an alternative specialist clinic or service.

Referral to a public hospital is not appropriate for

  • Patients with a normal audiogram.