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Speech and language

The speech and language therapists at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust are specialists in communication disorders and work to improve the ability of people under their care to communicate. They also work to support people with swallowing, eating and drinking difficulties.

The adult service provides a wide range of services to different patients including:

  • Helping patients who have suffered a stroke with eating and swallowing and/or communication problems

  • Helping patients who have a range of neurological impairments and degenerative conditions including head injury, Parkinson's Disease, MS, motor neurone disease and dementia

  • People with cancer of the head, neck and throat - including laryngectomy