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Investigation into the potential for a UK-wide Support Infrastructure for Low Frequency Noise Sufferers - NO0206

Description
The aim of the project is to set up a network of support centres for Low Frequency Noise (LFN) sufferers around the UK by plugging in to the existing Audiology infrastructure. The success of the network will be judged in terms of improved quality of life for sufferers and improved effectiveness of EHOs in dealing with such cases.
Objective
The key tasks of the proposal are:

1) to establish a theraputic protocol
2) to provide instruction and training for tinnitus specialists at geographically selected tinnitus clinics throughout the UK
3) to establish and implement a referral pathway
4) to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the network after a 12 month trial period
Project Documents
• FRP - Final Report : NANR271 LFN Network Report   (1744k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2008

To: 2011

Cost: £47,368
Contractor / Funded Organisations
University - Salford
Keywords
Environment              
Environmental Protection              
Local Environmental Quality              
Natural Environment              
Noise              
Noise Nuisance              
Fields of Study
Noise