Contact us and how to refer

Contact us

Please contact us if you have any queries or concerns, we will be happy to help. We are predominantly ward based and may not be available to answer the telephone immediately; leave a message and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Our head of service, Brenna Fossey is based at the William Harvey hospital.

William Harvey Hospital

Kennington Road
TN24 0LZ

Direct line: 01233 616623

Switchboard: 01233 633331

Email: ekh-tr.whh-salt@nhs.net

Kent and Canterbury Hospital

Ethelbert Road

Direct line: 01227 783111

Switchboard: 01227 766877

Email: ekh-tr.kch-salt@nhs.net

Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Hospital

St Peters Road
CT9 4AN 

Direct line: 01843 234382

Switchboard: 01843 225544

Email: ekh-tr.qeqm-salt@nhs.net

Community SLT Services

For community SLT services, including the intermediate care team (ICT) please visit the Kent Community Health Foundation Trust website www.kentcht.nhs.uk.

Paediatric SLT Services

For paediatric SLT services, please visit the Paediatric Services pages.

If your enquiry is a request for information under the freedom of information act 2000, please contact the FOI office on ekh-tr.foi@nhs.net.

How to Refer

As we are an acute service, referrals for a SLT assessment of communication and swallowing difficulties are received directly from staff on the ward. If you have concerns regarding yourself, a relative or friend who are an inpatient at any of our three acute hospitals, please speak with a member of staff on the ward who can make a referral to our service on your behalf.

Community Services
If you require community services, please note that our team does not provide home visits, outpatient appointments of any other community services (other than for people with a recent diagnosis of head and neck cancer). Please visit the Kent Community Health Foundation Trust website www.kentcht.nhs.uk for information regarding community SLT services.