The Adult Speech Language Therapy team is involved in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of difficulties with communication and swallowing in people over the age of 16. Communication and swallowing problems most commonly occur from the following conditions:
Speech Language Therapists provide inpatient and outpatient services at Whangarei Hospital and Kaitaia Hospital. Services are also provided at Dargaville Hospital and Bay of Islands Hospital by Speech Language Therapists from Whangarei when demand is sufficient.
Ph: 09 430 4101 ext. 7706
Hours: 8:00am to 4:30pm
Location: Level 1, Speech Language and Occupational Therapy Department, Medical Wing, Whangarei Base Hospital.
Ph: 09 408 9181 ext. 4786 or 021 504 839
Bay of Islands
Ph: 09 404 0280 ext. 7706
Ph: 09 439 3330 ext. 7706