Health inequalities and their impact on speech and language therapy

In this episode we explore the complex topic of health inequalities which are being exacerbated by the pandemic and cost of living crisis. We discuss the social and economic impacts as well as some ideas about how these inequalities can be addressed.  Interviewees:Michelle Morris, Consultant Speech & Language Therapist SRO, Greater Manchester Early Years Pathway for Speech, Language & Communication.Sahar Nashir, specialist speech and language therapist - CCPNR (Cambridge Centre for Paediatric Neuropsychological Rehabilitation)Berenice Napier, Policy Adviser, The Royal College of Speech and Language TherapistsUseful links from RCSLT:RCSLT Online Outcomes Tool - 'ROOT' Health inequalities resourceHealth inequalities audit toolThe interview was produced by Jacques Strauss, freelance digital producer.

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This is the official podcast of the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists - RSCLT. We were established on 6 January 1945 to promote the art and science of speech and language therapy – the care for individuals with communication, swallowing, eating and drinking difficulties.We are the professional body for speech and language therapists in the UK; providing leadership and setting professional standards.We facilitate and promote research into the field of speech and language therapy, promote better education and training of speech and language therapists and provide information for our members and the public about speech and language therapy.