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Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mrs Rita Thakaria at Spire include:Back to top
I am a clinical specialist speech and language therapist at Spire Hartswood Hospital in Brentwood, Essex. Working in conjunction with consultant neuroradiologist, Dr Sanjiv Chawda, I offer a videofluoroscopy service to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with swallowing problems. In addition to extensive experience in swallowing and acquired communication difficulties, I have a special interest in bilingualism for which I have presented at conferences and have published articles. I am passionate about the quality of care I give to her patients.
I graduated from the Central School of Speech and Drama, London in 1994. I am currently the clinical specialist in Complex Oropharygneal Dysphagia and is the Speech and Language Therapy Team Leader of an award-winning and innovative speech and language therapy service for North East London Foundation Trust. I'm also a visiting lecturer at University College London.
Allied health professionals
Videofluoroscopy, Oropharygneal dysphagia, Acquired neurological communication difficulties, Head and neck cancer related communication and swallowing difficulties, Bilingualism.
Health Professionals Council
Member of Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (MRCSLT)
Member of Association of Speech and Language Therapist Independent Practice (MASLTIP)
Speech and Language Therapy Team Leader at North East London Foundation Trust. Visiting lecturer at UCL.Back to top
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24 September 2018
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