For clinicians

Service lead: Elizabeth Foulger - speech and language therapist
Tel: 0300 300 1549
Email: elizabeth.foulger@nelft.nhs.uk
(Please do not email patient identifiable information to this address.)

Address:

Feeding and swallowing team
Franklins Way Surgery
1 Franklins Way
Wickford
Essex
SS11 8AU

Referrals

Referrals will be accepted by faxing or posting the referral form to the address above, electronically via SystmOne or via telephone call.

Criteria: Children under the age of 16 (under 19 with a statement of special educational needs) where there is concern regarding:

  • safety of swallowing
  • problems sucking or chewing
  • sensory feeding difficulties
  • problems positioning for feeding
  • growth and nutrition

These difficulties may be associated with any congenital, developmental or acquired diagnosis.