Policy and campaigns in Northern Ireland

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Information about our work in Northern Ireland.


RCSLT Northern Ireland assembly election 2016 manifesto: ‘Communication at the heart of health and wellbeing’.

Elections for the Northern Ireland assembly took place on 5 May 2016. We asked all our political parties to support our high 5 manifesto asks which highlight needs across key areas: health and social care workforce, children, young people, adults and communication disability. We are calling on our politicians to work with us to improve outcomes for people in Northern Ireland with communication and swallowing difficulties and support the work of the speech and language therapy profession.

      For additional information please contact RCSLT NI, tel. 028 9044 6387 or e-mail Janet McGookin.

Voice Box Northern Ireland

Voice Box is Northern Ireland’s national joke competition designed to raise awareness among children of the fun and importance of communication.

RCSLT NI is working with the Northern Ireland Assembly again to bring the Voice Box Awards to Stormont in March 2017.  

Voice Box 2016 was the most successful Voice Box Awards so far with more than 1,500 school pupils taking part. The live grand final was hosted by the speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly on 7 March 2016. All entries from 2016 are included in the Voice Box joke book

For further information on the Northern Ireland Voice Box in March 2017, please contact Janet McGookin


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