For clinicians

Service leads: Claire Linger & Sarah Cartwright - clinical lead speech and language therapist
Tel: 0300 300 1771
Email: sltadults.bdchs@nhs.net

Referrals

Clients with swallowing problems require medical or senior allied health professional/nursing referral. Voice clients must see an ear, nose and throat consultant prior to an appointment with speech and language therapy. Clients with other communication difficulties can be referred by GP, consultant, member of their medical team or by self-referral. Referral forms should be faxed or emailed direct to Porters Avenue Health Centre.

Criteria: Patients over 16 years old who are registered with a GP in Barking or Dagenham.