Speech Language Therapy

​Speech Language Therapy provides assessment and management to individuals with communication and/or swallowing disorders.​

Speech Language Therapists participate in the following services/teams:

  • Burwood Spinal Unit

  • Brain Injury Rehabilitation Service

  • Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Unit (currently located at Princess Margaret Hospital)

  • Orthopaedic Surgical Unit

  • Outpatient Department (excluding paediatrics, patients over 65 years and those mental health and intellectual disability).

Speech Language Therapy also provides services to the Burwood Assistive Technology Centre, located in the Allan Bean Centre, Burwood Hospital. This service assesses individuals with disability eligibility for Ministry of Health and ACC funded assistive technology equipment. Speech Language Therapy students work at Burwood Hospital on supervised clinical placements.


Contact information

Speech Language Therapy, Burwood Hospital

Ph: 03 383 6810

Fax: 03 383 6825


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Page last reviewed: 18 September 2013