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Speech and language therapy provides assessment, advice and treatment to people with communication and swallowing difficulties. All of our speech and language therapists are professionally qualified clinicians and registered with the Health and Care Professions Council.

Services available
Speech and language therapists work in the following teams:

  • acute care
  • stroke team
  • Regional Neurological Rehabilitation Unit (RNRU)
  • RNRU Outreach Team
  • Therapy at Home Team
  • Adult learning Disabilities Team (Learning Disabilities)

The patients we work with include those with:

  • stroke
  • brain injury
  • progressive neurological conditions (e.g. multiple sclerosis, motor neurone disease and parkinson’s disease
  • dementia
  • learning disabilities
  • problems with swallowing or communication after surgery.

Making an appointment
The hospital team does not provide an outpatient service. If you are discharged from hospital and need further therapy or if you have not been a hospital patient you may be seen by therapists from one of the community teams

How to contact us
Hospital Service
020 8510 7172 Sharon Adjei
20 8510 7449 Claire Farrington-Douglas
Joint Service leads

Acute Speech Therapy
020 8510 5042 Steve Wood (Acute)
020 8510 7908 Lizzy Walkden (Graham Stroke Unit)
020 8510 7449 Claire Farrington-Douglas
Integrated Independence Team
020 8510 7263 Amy Williams
020 7683 2676 Simon Grobler/Fiona Johnson
020 7683 4148 Telephone referrals to ACRT
Adult Learning Disabilities
020 8356 7497 Kizzy Dobbie 

Useful links

The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists 
tel: 020 7378 1200
Health and Care Professions Council 
The British Stammering Association
tel: 020 8983 1003
The City Lit Speech and Language Therapy Department (stammering centre)
tel: 020 7492 2578 or 020 7492 2579
Association of Speech and Language Therapists in Independent Practice
tel: 01494 488306