Speech and Language Therapy Self-Referral

From 1st January 2019 referrals to the Paediatric Speech and Language Therapy service for children who are pre-school age and younger will be via a paper referral.

For this age group, the speech and language team have an open referrral system so referrals can be made by parents / carers, pre-school and nurseries, professionals or other services involved with the child. Due to these changes there are no longer Assessment Clinics running. 

 Once returned the referral form will be triaged and if accepted for an initial assessment the parent / carer and the referrer will be contacted by letter. This letter will invite the parent / carer to contact the department within two weeks to arrange their child’s initial appointment in a local clinic. 

The form can be downloaded by clicking here.

Where possible it will be helpful to discuss this referral with your child’s pre-school and include additional information from them, with this form.

Please provide as much detail as possible as this will help us process your referral as efficiently as possible.