Our guest speaker was Mr David Stockdale, Chief Executive of the British Tinnitus Association (BTA), who travelled all the way down from Sheffield especially to address our meeting. We are very grateful to him.
He started off by giving us some essential facts and figures about tinnitus. He then spoke in detail about the work of the BTA and the many ways it is supporting people with tinnitus. We heard about current and past research into tinnitus (some of which is being funded by the BTA), and David talked honestly about the search for a cure and how the condition can be treated and managed. A ‘Questions and Answers’ session followed, with everyone taking part. It was a really excellent talk, and David received a warm round of applause at the end.