Consultant Profile

Miss Laura Dawson

Miss Laura Dawson 
Practicing at:
Spire Wellesley Hospital
  • Allied Health Professionals
    • Speech Therapy
Special clinical interests:

Voice and swallowing disorders

Head and neck cancer

Acquired neurological speech and language disorders

Children's speech sound disorders

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Honorary Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist (St.George's Hospital, London)

Clinical Specialist from Blom-singer range of voice prostheses

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Head and Neck SIG

Voice and Laryngectomy SIG

Member of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists

Health Professions Council

Member of the Association of Independent Speech and Language Therapists

Contact Details 
Telephone number to make a private appointment:
01702 447 921. For general phone enquires please call 07894 518071 on Monday - Friday (daytime or evening) and Saturday mornings. If you are unsure of a referral is needed, please call to discuss.
Miss Dawson is available for appointments on Monday mornings/early afternoons. Referrals must be via a Consultant referral for voice/swallowing difficulties. Self referral is accepted for all other areas of Speech & Language Therapy.
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Laura Dawson is a specialist speech and language therapist offering private, tailored speech and language therapy and assessment to meet the needs of her clients. 

Laura received her training at University College London, a university for speech sciences; for which she was awarded the final year clinical prize. Laura has advanced through her specialisms and currently works closely with referring consultants at the Spire Wellesley Hospital and within the NHS. She is a published author of auditory Bombardment Stories for children and is a highly motivated, skilled and dynamic therapist.  

Within the NHS, Laura specialises in head and neck cancer and ENT working with patients for voice, swallowing and communication disorders. She is experienced in the treatment of speech, language and swallowing disorder as a result of general medical and neurological (stroke/progressive) conditions. Laura has recently left the NHS to work as an advisor to clinicians nationwide on surgical voice restoration in head and neck cancer. She still maintains he clinical practice in the NHS by working as an Honorary Speech Language Therapist within the Head and Neck team at St. George's Hospital in London. 

As an additional interest, Laura also specialises in the treatment of children's speech sound disorders/delays. She offers an energetic and engaging therapy service for children and encourages parent training in therapy to make quick gains outside of the therapy session.

Personal profile:

Laura is a keen sports person and enjoys spending her free time playing hockey for Brentwood Hockey Club. She also enjoys writing, travelling, cooking and singing.

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Miss Laura Dawson

Miss Laura Dawson Allied Health Professionals Consultant, Southend On Sea, Essex, private hospital specialist.

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