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Speech and language therapy

Speech and Language Therapists (S&LTs) at Southport District General Hospital work with the following inpatients:

  • Those who have had a stroke or have a neurological condition
  • Patients in Critical Care
  • Patients with a spinal injury
  • Patients with other diagnoses such dementia, respiratory disorders and cancer

 

 

The S&LTs are experts in the assessment and management of communication and swallowing disorders, and aim to optimise function in these areas. The S&LT team have access to X-ray and nasendoscopy for swallow assessments.

Useful Links

Stroke Association www.stroke.org.uk

Motor Neurone Disease Association www.mndassociation.org

Parkinsons UK www.parkinsons.org.uk

Dementia UK www.dementiauk.org

Multiple Sclerosis Society mssociety.org.uk

Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists www.rcslt.org

North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre www.southportandormskirk.nhs.uk/services/spinal-injuries/

Service leads and Contact Details

Alternatively please contact 01704 547471 ext 4361 and leave a message on the answer phone

For information about Community Speech and Language Therapy Services please contact the relevant GP.

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