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Speech and language therapy

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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

Accessibility information from AccessAble

Our community team can see you at our community clinics and hospitals or if needed at home, including care homes, to contact us use this number 01473 275285



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01473 703 118

Our service

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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