For clinicians

Lead person for queries: Miriam Mitchell - service lead
Tel: 01268 592399
Email: miriam.mitchell@btuh.nhs.uk

(Please do not email patient identifiable information to this address.)               

Referrals

SystmOne (please include all relevant medical information and patient record); referral form faxed or posted (referral form must be completed by a qualified professional who is a member of the multidisciplinary team involved with the patient).

Referrals may be sent via letter to:

Speech and language therapy department
Orsett Hospital
Orsett
RM16 3EU

or they may be faxed to the secure line on 01268 592386, or via task or direct electronic referral through SystmOne. Referrals for clients with learning disability or communication difficulties related to a mental health condition should be referred to SLT Dept, at SEPT. If you have an urgent enquiry or swallow assessment where this may prevent a hospital admission between normal working hours, please ring service mobile on 07957935205.

Criteria: Any patient with an acquired disorder of speech, language, voice or communication and/or swallowing. Registered with a south west Essex GP, or under the care of a BTUH consultant where their local GP will accept referral to our service.