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We provide assessment and treatment of patients who have difficulties with communicating and/or swallowing.
All our speech and language therapists are registered members of the HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council) which sets standards for training and professional skills.
We provide this service across our five hospitals, as well as outpatient clinics across the local communities.
Speech and Language Therapy
Queen's Hospital Burton
Telephone: 01283 566 333 ext. 5237 or 5229
We assess and treat patients referred from the following specialties:
Level 3 (between wards 303 and 302), Royal Derby Hospital
Nearest entrance - 24
Head and neck outpatients, Kings Treatment Centre, Royal Derby Hospital
Nearest entrance - 6
Ronnie MacKeith Centre, Children’s Hospital, Royal Derby Hospital
Nearest entrance - 18
The speech and language therapy service provides assessment and treatment of patients with communication and swallowing problems.
The majority of patients are adults, but we also see children who are patients at the Ronnie McKeith Centre.
We cover a variety of inpatient wards as well as the rehabilitation units at the Royal Derby Hospital and London Road Community Hospital.
We also see outpatients, mainly within the ENT department and at the SpARC at London Road Community Hospital.
Children can also be seen at home or within an educational setting.
Specialist Assessment and Rehabilitation Centre (SpARC)
London Road Community Hospital
Nearest entrance: Main entrance
We see adult outpatients at the SpARC at London Road Community Hospital.