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Feeding service

Treating children with eating, drinking and swallowing difficulties

Feeding clinics assess and treat babies and children with eating, drinking and swallowing difficulties.

Clinics are run by a multidisciplinary team - a range of different professionals working together to assess and treat each child. You may see one or more of the following specialists:

  • speech and language therapists, who specialise in eating and drinking difficulties
  • dietitians
  • neurodisability specialists
  • paediatric neurologists
  • occupational therapists, and
  • psychologists.

We also work with other specialists, for example respiratory and gastroenterology teams, depending on an individual patient’s needs.

We are a regional service and the hospital team works closely with professionals in the community to assess and offer advice on managing complex feeding difficulties.


For all referral queries, please contact 020 7188 7188 (ext 56227).

To cancel or change an appointment, please contact 020 718 84000.

How to find us

Children's Neurosciences Centre (Newcomen Centre)
1st floor, South Wing
St Thomas' Hospital
Westminster Bridge Road
London SE1 7EH

Map of First Floor, South Wing, St Thomas' Hospital