Contact us

Four teams cover Dorset. If you have any queries, please contact one of the addresses below:

Poole, Purbeck and East Dorset

01202 305719 (with a triage hour everyday between 9-10am for any clinical queries)

dhc.poole.sltteam@nhs.net

Bournemouth and Christchurch

01202 443712 

dhc.bournemouth.sltteam@nhs.net

Jurassic (Areas covered: Weymouth, Portland, Dorchester , Bridport, Beaminster and Lyme Regis)

01305 762584

dhc.jurassic.sltteam@nhs.net

Central (Areas covered: Blandford, Sherborne, Gillingham, Shaftesbury, Sturminster Newton)

01258 394084 

dhc.central.sltteam@nhs.net  

 

Our core service hours are Monday–Friday 0830-1630 and we are a non-urgent service.

We provide assessment and advice for adults (18+) with communication and swallowing difficulties in a variety of community settings.  

Referrals can be sent via email to one of the locations above. Referrals regarding communication issues will be accepted from a patient and their family, however referrals related to swallowing (dysphagia), must come from a registered healthcare professional or GP. 

Adult speech and language therapy