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Speech and Language Therapy

Service Description

The Speech and Language Therapy Service for the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital (SALT/SLT) operates from two departments within the hospital: the Therapy and Dietetic Department and the Regional Cleft Unit (located within the out-patient clinic).

The Speech and Language Therapy service (SALT) based in the Therapy & Dietetic Department provide specialist assessment and management of children on the wards with feeding, swallowing and communication problems.Out patient videofluroscopy clinics are run regularly throughout the month in conjunction with the Radiology department.

Location

Therapy & Dietetic Department
Royal Manchester Children's Hospital
Oxford Road
Manchester
M13 9WL

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Contact Numbers

Reception:  0161 701 2640
SALT Desk:  0161 701 2081
Fax : 0161 701 5052

Regional Cleft Unit

The SALT team working in the Regional Cleft Unit are part of a multi-disciplinary team providing care for children and adults with cleft lip and palate related speech problems.  They also accept referrals from the Greater Manchester area for patients without an obvious cleft but with similar 'nasal' speech difficulties. The service is part of the wider North West of England, North Wales and Isle of Man Cleft Network with the Manchester team working in conjunction with the cleft unit based at the Royal Liverpool Children's Hospital at Alder Hey.

Contact

Speech and Language Therapy Department

Greater Manchester Cleft Unit
Royal Manchester Children's Hospital
Oxford Road
Manchester
M13 9WL

SLT Desk (Cleft): 0161 701 9080

Cleft Coordinator: 0161 701 9090

Cleft Reception: 0161 701 9007

Location

Therapy & Dietetic Department
Royal Manchester Children's Hospital
Oxford Road
Manchester
M13 9WL

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Contact Numbers

Reception:  0161 701 2640
SLT Desk:  0161 701 5293
Lead Specialist Therapist:  0161 701 9081


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