Speech & language therapy services at the Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear hospital 

Speech and Language Therapy (SLT) at RNTNEH hospital provides a highly specialist service across a range of medical specialties to diverse client groups within ENT/Airways and audio-vestibular medicine. The service is divided into three SLT specialties: ENT, Deafness, Developmental Disorders of Speech and Language.


Medical Specialty

Speech & Language Therapy Specialty

Speech & Language Therapy Service Groups







  • Voice
  • The National Airway Service
  • Swallowing
  • Neurolaryngology service at the National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery, Queen Square.




Audio-vestibular Medicine



  • Deaf Adults
  • Deaf Children
  • Cochlear Implant programme (adults and children)


Developmental Speech & Language Disorders


Developmental Speech and Language Disorders specializing in developmental dyspraxia of speech

 Contact details

Speech & language therapy services (ENT/EDH)
Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospitals

47-49 Huntley Street

Patient enquiries
Telephone: 020 3456 5180

GP enquiries
Telephone: 020 3456 5180
Fax: 020 3456 5180

Other information
Other telephone numbers:
SLT (Cochlear Implant-Adults): 020 3456 5001

SLT (Cochlear Implant – Paediatrics): 020 3456 5002

SLT (Deaf Adults): 020 3456 5333
SLT (Deaf Children): 020 3456 5655
SLT (Developmental Disorders of Speech & Language): 020 3456 5655

Service manager - Dr Ruth Epstein and Anne O'Sullivan
Email: ruth.epstein@nhs.net / anne.o'sullivan@nhs.net