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Adult Speech and Language Therapy - North Devon

We provide assessment, treatment and advice for adults with communication disorders and swallowing difficulties (dysphagia).

Speech and Language disorders include those associated with the following aetiologies: brain injury, stroke, progressive neurological disorders, communication disorders of the elderly, learning disability, physical disability, ENT (voice), head and neck surgery including laryngectomy and dysfluency (stammering).

Assessment and advisory support is also given for swallowing problems (dysphagia) and for communication aids/augmentative communication.

The service comprises three components:

  • Acute and outpatient services at NDDH
  • Community services for inpatients, community rehabilitation and outpatients
  • Learning disability services (delivered to the partnership trust)


01271 340524
01237 420235

Tawside: 01271 340524

Torridgeside:  01237 420235

Speech and Language Therapy - Northern Devon NHS
Parent Organisation
Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust


Barnstaple Health Centre
Vicarage Street
EX32 7BH

Further information

Referral required?
Referral details

Hospital – doctors usually support a referral to speech and language therapy for patients in hospital.

Community – anyone can ask to be seen by a speech and language therapist to see if we can help. Please see the contacts below.

Last updated: 16/11/2020
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