Adult Speech and Language Therapy (SLT)

This guideline applies to adults aged 18 years and over.



Minimum required information for referral

  • Patients with symptoms relating to voice / laryngeal pathology must have been seen by ENT within the last 12 months.

  • Why the referral is needed now – what’s changed.
  • Identified therapeutic goal or need.
  • Patient consent.
  • Any reasonable adjustments.




Page Review Information


Review date

15 March 2024

Next review date

15 March 2026

Specialty Lead GP

Dr Laura Vines


Jennifer Lloyd, Community Adult SLT Lead

Commissioners for SLT