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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Speech and Language Therapy

There are speech and language departments at the John Radcliffe, Churchill and Horton General hospitals.

Speech and language therapists work with patients who have difficulties with speech, voice, language and/or swallowing. These problems are caused by a range of underlying disorders, so therapists work across many of the departments and wards.

The Adult Speech and Language Therapy Service is a countywide service, providing care in hospitals, the community and learning disability sector.


The following groups and organisations provide information and support:

Find us and contact us

  • John Radcliffe Hospital Speech and Language Therapy (SALT) (Adults)
    Clinical Co-ordinator for Adults: Ms Michele Knox
  • Level 4, Academic Centre
    John Radcliffe Hospital
    Headley Way
    Oxford OX3 9DU

    Tel: 01865 743133
  • Churchill
    Tel: 01865 235386
  • Ear, Nose and Throat, Head and Neck
    Tel: 01865 231205
  • Neurosciences
    Tel: 01865 231714
  • Horton General Hospital
    Tel: 01295 229585
    Offices are close to the Oxford Road entrance.

Children's Speech and Language Therapy

For details of our Speech and Language Therapy service for children please see:

Paediatric Speech and Language Therapy (SALT)