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Ruth Mead-Wellings

Speech and language therapist

15 - 20 years experience

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About Me

Ruth has 16 years experience, working with adult clients. She has a special interest in swallowing and swallowing disorders; offering latest assessments, therapies and technologies in her practice.

Ruth has extensive experience treating clients with oncology diagnoses at all stages of their journey.

She can assist in managing concerns regarding:

  • Voice changes
  • Speech changes
  • Jaw mobility
  • Swallowing difficulties
  • Secretion management
  • Cognitive changes that affect communication


Ruth works closely with other professionals to ensure holistic care.

Education, Qualifications and Experience

Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Hons), 2005

Extensive post graduate training in dysphagia assessment, management and rehabilitation.
Techniques include:

  • Videofluoroscopy
  • Flexible Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing
  • Vital Stim
  • McNeil Dysphagia Therapy Program (MDTP)
  • Prophylactic treatment to maximise speech & swallow outcomes for people with head and neck cancer


Ruth has 10 years experience leading a speech and language therapy service in a large London private hospital. She is committed to offering bespoke, holistic care to each client.

Additional information
www.thespeechgroup.co.uk
Professional Memberships

Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT)
Association of Speech and Language Therapists in Independent Practice (ASLTIP)
British Association of Head and Neck Oncologists (BAHNO)

Services & Prices

Virtual clinic | 40 £65.00

A medium-length session exploring your health goals and providing tailored advice on how to meet and achieve them. Your medical history is required. You will be asked to fill this in prior to the consultation so that your professional can prepare and tailor their care to you.

40 min

Virtual clinic | 60 £100.00

A longer in-depth session exploring your health goals and providing tailored advice on how to meet and achieve them. Your medical history is required. You will be asked to fill this in prior to the consultation so that your professional can prepare and tailor their care to you.

60 min

Virtual clinic | 20 £20.00

A short session giving educational support around a single topic. No medical history required. The information you receive will be based on the latest evidence and clinical knowledge of the professional.

20 min