Children’s feeding and swallowing

Our children’s feeding and swallowing team provides a coordinated multidisciplinary service for babies and children with feeding and swallowing difficulties.

We offer high quality, personalised and responsive services to deliver assessment, diagnosis, support and management.

Our team consists of:

  • speech and language therapists
  • paediatric dieticians
  • paediatric occupational therapist
  • a specialist children’s nurse
  • a dietetic assistant
  • an administrative assistant

Patient information

Contact our service in Basildon, Brentwood and Thurrock

Office address:

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

South Ockendon Health Centre
Darenth Lane 
South Ockendon 
RM15 5LP

Tel: 0300 300 1549
Fax: 0300 300 1649
Opening times: 9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays) No emergency or weekend support provided.


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