Speech and language therapy (SLT) at The Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospitals 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, and 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 specialising in developmental dyspraxia of speech

Patient contact

Service management

Other contact information

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


Speech & language therapy services (ENT/EDH)
Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospitals
47-49 Huntley Street

Other referral information

Contact for urgent GP advice
Telephone: 020 3456 5180


Auditory implant referrals

Referrals to Nuffield Hearing and Speech Centre

Referral address

Speech & language therapy (voice, airway and swallowing) referrals are accepted only from RNENT/UCLH consultants.

Speech & Language Therapy (deaf adults) referrals are accepted from GPs and professional staff at the RNENT/UCLH

Speech & Language Therapy (ENT)

Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospital

47-49 Huntley Street