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Salisbury Team Profiles: Speech and language therapists

Children born with a cleft lip and / or palate may face multiple health problems. Experience has shown that these problems are best supported by a team of specialists from many disciplines who work together with the family to provide for the social, emotional, psychological and educational needs of the child.

This means that, when you visit us, you may find yourself in a room with lots of clinicians – this is quite normal and nothing to worry about. If you feel uncomfortable with so many people in the room, please don’t be afraid to request that only key members of the team remain.

Ginette Phippen

I am a speech and language therapist (SLT) and have worked with the Spires Cleft Centre team in Salisbury since 2002. In 2017 I was appointed as Clinical Director for the whole Spires Cleft Centre service (Salisbury and Oxford). I have worked as a speech and language therapist since 1989 and, before moving to Salisbury, […]

Sandra Treslove

Before training as a speech and language therapist, I read Drama at Hull University. After working as an actor-musician for ten years, I changed direction and undertook a Speech and Communication Science degree at City University, London. In 2006 I began working at the Spires Cleft Centre and completed the Postgraduate Certificate in Cleft Lip […]

Sonya Lidiard

Having qualified as a speech and language therapist in 2002, I originally worked with a broad spectrum of paediatric speech and language difficulties, before joining the Spires Cleft service in 2004. Between 2009 and 2016 I took a break from cleft palate and worked with adults with head and neck cancer and voice disorders, and […]

Charlotte Mustoe

After qualifying from the University of Central England in Birmingham, I worked for 14½ years as a community paediatric speech and language therapist. My role included supporting children age 0-18 years with speech, language and communication needs – including speech and language delay and disorders, dysfluency/stammering and social communication difficulties. My specific areas of interest […]