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I am an Advanced Specialist Speech and Language Therapist with over 30 years experience;
I have been instrumental in the development of the voice and the head and neck service at the Luton and Dunstable Hospital including the development of a specialist voice clinic and an SLT Led Endoscopy Clinic for Voice.
I carry out video laryngeal stroboscopy, FEES (Fibreoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing) and video fluoroscopy alongside a radiologist.
Areas of interest
Advanced specialist in voice/ENT disorders and head and neck oncology with a special interest in Surgical Voice Restoration following Laryngectomy;
I run a specialist NHS voice clinic alongside an Otolaryngologist;
I also assess and treat Dysphagia (but not due to neurological problems);
Current NHS consultant posts held
Macmillan Clinical Lead Speech and Language Therapist Head and Neck/ENT; Luton and Dunstable University Hospital
Surgical Voice Restoration following total laryngectomy;
Voice and swallow outcomes following total laryngectomy;
Extended scope of practice for SLTs
Working with Children's Voice Disorders
Speechmark Publishing 2003
- B.Sc(Hons) Speech & Language Pathology &Therapeutics Birmingham 1986
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists
Health & Care Professions Council
British Voice Association
British Laryngological Association
Head & Neck South Clinical Excellence Network
FEES & VF Clinical Excellence Network
- Spire Harpenden Hospital Ambrose Lane...
- 08:30 - 12:30
- 01582 760275
Post treatment communication
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