My SLT Day: Head & Neck Cancer (Chloe Jarvis) Thursdays are particularly busy days for the head & neck cancer team! We look after all patients with head and neck cancer, which includes areas like the tongue, tonsils, and voice box. Head and neck cancer can affect people’s ability to speak, eat and drink, which … Continue reading Swallowing Awareness Day 2022: A Day in the Life of a Speech & Language Therapist (SLT)
There are three things I didn’t expect to hear during my pregnancy. The first one was at the 12-week scan: “You are expecting twins!” The second and third ones were at the 20-week scan: “You are expecting identical twin girls! But twin two is suffering from a condition called Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH)”. Never heard … Continue reading Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia: when your family becomes the one in 3000
The 2nd to the 6th November is Occupational Therapy Week. Normally, we’d be enticing you to find out more about Occupational Therapy (OT) with an information stand and cakes at the main entrance of the hospital, but the current situation sadly precludes us from doing so. However, as a department, we wanted to take this … Continue reading Occupational Therapy Week: What do occupational therapists do?