For clinicians

Lead person for queries: 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.)

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.