BPPV referral pathway programme


To understand the provision of outpatient balance services in UK secondary care, with a view to developing an interventional pathway improvement study for new suspected BPPV referrals.

Work streams

  • Systematic review of commercially available smartphone apps for vertigo and balance
  • National survey of current Audiology/ENT outpatient balance services in UK secondary care
  • Systematic review and meta-analysis of patient-reported risk stratification tools for BPPV
  • Snapshot audit of dizzy referrals to ENT secondary care (selected centres)
  • Patient and public involvement to understand user experience and priorities for pathway improvement