Dysphagia (Difficulty Swallowing)

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UK sources of information and / or support

Patients on Intravenous and Nasogastric Nutrition Therapy (PINNT)

A support group for people receiving artificial nutrition.

Swallowing Difficulties

A websaite which aims to help patients, carers and healthcare professionals to make more informed decisions when taking, administering or prescribing medicines for patients with swallowing difficulties.


A resource for patients with dysphagia

Swallowing problems after stroke

Information from the Stroke Association.  

Swallowing after head and neck radiotherapy

Information from Cancer Research UK.

Difficulty in Swallowing

Information from Core.


Information from the Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Dysphagia (swallowing problems)

Information from NHS Choices.

Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

Dr Tim Kenny
Document ID:
12140 (v4)
Last Checked:
12 July 2011

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