Thursday, 18. April 2019, Glasgow, BTA – Glasgow & West of Scotland Tinnitus Support Group (25/06/2019)

from 18. April 2019 - 15:00
till 25. June 2019 - 17:00


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BTA - Glasgow Tinnitus Support Group
Next Meeting (June) Tuesday, 25/06/2019, 6.30-8.30pm.

About the BTA Glasgow Tinnitus Support Group
The group is run by Alan Hopkirk,
Clinical Director at The Invisible Hearing Clinic in Glasgow.

BTA Glasgow Tinnitus Support Group – Where does the group meet?
The Pentagon Centre Suite 316, 3rd Floor 36 Washington Street Glasgow G3 8AZ

How to find out more
If you are interested in attending the BTA Glasgow Tinnitus Support Group please contact Alan or Roberta on 0141 226 2268 or email
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Press Release 28 April 2016
A new group to support local people with tinnitus is being formed by Alan Hopkirk, Clinical Director for The Invisible Hearing Clinic. The first meeting will take place on Tuesday, 17th May 2016, 6-8: 30pm at The Pentagon Centre (Third Floor), 36 Washington Street, Glasgow, G3 8AZ.
Dave Carr, BTA
Dave Carr, BTA Volunteering and Engagement Manager comments: “Being among people who have the problem, listening to their experiences and how they have managed to handle things, is a tremendous help for the individual. I witness this first hand when attending group meetings. It is amazing seeing the difference it makes to people, especially those who have recently been diagnosed.”
What is Tinnitus?
Tinnitus is defined as the experience of sounds with no external source, most commonly ringing or buzzing, but sometimes experienced as a whooshing, clicking or even music. Many people aren’t troubled by sounds they hear. However, for around 10%, the condition has a significant impact on their quality of life which is often linked to stress, anxiety or sometimes depression.
Dave adds: “Tinnitus can be an isolating condition, with friends and family struggling to understand how it feels to adapt to the presence of loud or persistent noises. Some people choose to bring a partner or family member to the meetings, which can often help both parties understand more about the condition and the experiences or behaviours it can bring.”
Alan Hopkirk
Alan Hopkirk comments,
“The BTA Glasgow Tinnitus Support Group is a sound source of information regarding Tinnitus which is why we are proud to be corporate sponsors, however, there is a lot of misinformation out there which can be very damaging to someone experiencing tinnitus. I hope that by working together and offering support and information we can make a positive difference to people struggling with tinnitus in our local community and bolster our own tinnitus therapy services.”
If you would like to find out more, then please contact us at or on 0141 226 2268.

2019 • Future Meetings

Tuesday, 25 June 2019
Wednesday, 18 September 2019
Tuesday, 29 October 2019
Tuesday, 3 December 2019

2019 • Past Meetings

Tuesday, 19 February 2019
Wednesday, 17 April 2019

2018 • Past Meetings

Tuesday, 20 March 2018
Wednesday, 30 May 2018
Tuesday, 31 July 2018
Wednesday, 3 October 2018
Tuesday, 27 November 2018

2017 • Past Meetings

Tuesday, 7 February 2017
Tuesday, 11 April 2017
Wednesday, 28 June 2017
Wednesday, 20 September 2017
Tuesday, 21 November 2017

 2016 • Past Meetings

Tuesday, 17 May 2016
Tuesday, 21 June 2016
Tuesday, 19 July 2016
Tuesday, 13 September 2016
Tuesday, 22 November 2016

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