SALT (Speech and Lanuage Therapy)
Speech and language therapy is provided at Manchester Royal
Infirmary and to patients in their own homes. We accept referrals
for people aged over 16 with acquired speech, voice, communication
and/or swallowing difficulties who live in the central Manchester
area. There are separate services for mental health and adult
Qualified and registered speech and language therapists deliver
the service in accordance with their professional body the Royal
College of Speech and Language Therapists. Our speech
therapists specialise in stroke rehabilitation, swallowing
difficulties, critical care, palliative care, head and neck
surgery, neuro-rehabilitation, elderly care, motor neurone disease,
Parkinson's disease, voice disorders and stammering.
We provide specialist services to the head and neck cancer
multidisciplinary team, which includes both ear, nose and throat
(ENT) surgery and maxillo-facial surgery. We work closely with the
Christie Hospital to support people with head and neck cancer in
and beyond Central Manchester.
We also provide a service to patients on the intermediate
neurological rehabilitation unit at Trafford General Hospital, and
to intermediate care in Central Manchester.
Via ENT consultant for patients with voice problems, otherwise
referrals are accepted from any health or social care professional.
Trans-sexual patients and those with stammering problems who live
in Central Manchester can self-refer.
Therapy Services Unit 1
Manchester Royal Infirmary
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Tel: 0161 276 4133
Fax: 0161 276 4362
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