Category: speech and language therapy

Stammering team shortlisted for HSJ award

Posted on 09/03/18 by AireAdmin No Comments

          The stammering therapy team at Airedale Hospital have been shortlisted for a prestigious national award for their innovative service offered UK-wide for patients who stammer. The project, which has already won a Guardian Public Service Award, offers a specialist speech therapy service to adults across the UK via videolink to […]

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National award for stammering therapy service

Posted on 11/30/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

A special telemedicine service run by Airedale Hospital’s speech and language therapy service which helps people who stammer has scooped a national award.

Specialist speech and language therapist Stephanie Burgess runs the service, offering people across the country help with managing their stammer via videolink to their laptops, tablets and mobile phones. The innovative service was entered for the Guardian Newspaper Public Sector awards and won the Digital and Technology category at a ceremony on 28 November in London.

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Stammering service shortlisted for Guardian Newspaper award

Posted on 09/25/17 by AireAdmin No Comments

The Stammering Therapy team at Airedale Hospital, working in conjunction with the British Stammering Association, have been shortlisted for a Guardian Newspaper Public Service award for their innovative telemedicine work with patients who have a stammer. The team were shortlisted in the ‘Digital and Technology’ category for their unique project which is a UK first and […]

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29th November 2016 – Blog – A glimpse into the lives of two men with a stammer

Posted on 11/30/16 by AireAdmin No Comments

How unpredictable it is to have a stammer was one aspect that came across during my glimpse into the lives of two men who came to speech and language therapist Steph Burgess for support. One day you can wake up and the words flow freely, yet on another you get stuck on often the same […]

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3rd November 2016 –  Unique help via video link for people nationwide who stammer

Posted on 11/03/16 by AireAdmin No Comments

More people throughout the country are to be offered help with managing their stammer by Airedale Hospital’s speech and language therapists using a video link in a unique service funded by the Health Foundation. Airedale NHS Foundation Trust has teamed up with the British Stammering Association (BSA) – the UK’s national charity for adults and […]

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18th October 2016 – Airedale nurse doesn’t let her stammering get in the way of her dream job

Posted on 10/18/16 by AireAdmin No Comments

Bethany Watson had wanted to be a nurse since she was six years old but thought it wouldn’t be possible because of her stammer. Last week her dream came true as she started on ward 13 at Airedale Hospital as a registered nurse due to her determination – and help from the trust’s speech and […]

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