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Colchester Hospital

Adult Acquired Speech and language therapy

You will be seen by a therapist who is a specialist in one of the following:

  • stroke
  • acute and degenerative illnesses
  • head and neck cancer
  • voice.

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01206 742 560

Ipswich Hospital

We offer diagnosis and treatment to anyone over 18 who suffers from:

  • acquired communication difficulties
  • problems with swallowing
  • issues with their voice or fluency
  • head and neck cancers.

We can treat you as an inpatient, outpatient or in a community setting.

We can use specialist techniques to diagnose you, such as

  • videofluroscopy
  • fibre optic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES).

We will accept referrals from:

  • your consultant
  • your GP
  • nurse
  • dietician
  • other medical staff
  • yourself.

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Clinics: East Suffolk Community Speech and Language Therapy – 01473 935 405

Ipswich Hospital Speech and Language Therapy – 01473 703 118

Speech and Language therapy (SALT) at ESNEFT

We provide life-enhancing treatment and support for:

  •  people with communication difficulties
  •  swallowing difficulties.

We undertake:

  • videofluroscopy
  • surgical voice restoration
  • voice therapy
  • ADOS assessments for the children’s team

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