25 January 2017

Safe nutritional supplements for those with dysphagia are impossible to prepare with starch and gum based thickeners and so we created Slõ Milkshakes+. Having done that and seen them being used we decided: could our instructions be better? We live in a multilingual world and cannot presume English is a

19 January 2017

Malnutrition is a common experience of those suffering head and neck cancer. There are many reasons for this which have been researched by Ms Smith a Specialist Head and Neck Dietitian. She has kindly agreed to share her findings to help clinicians, carers and patients. We trust you find it

17 January 2017

Throat cancer, any cancer changes lives forever. Chris the founder of The Swallows Head and Neck Cancer Support group set the Group up after receiving his own diagnosis. He has now written about his experience, from diagnosis through treatment. As a very open and candid description of his experience it

19 December 2016

…to all those with and caring for someone with dysphagia: spouses, family, clinicians, doctors; every member of a patients care team. The Christmas holidays are an incredibly social affair. It’s the occasion everyone associates with lots of eating and drinking with friends and relatives. But dysphagia can make it difficult.

16 November 2016

As Thanksgiving is a huge celebration in America, we would like to help those with dysphagia enjoy it too with our new website. It allows us to provide discounts and we would like to offer anyone buying Slõ Drinks for Thanksgiving 10% off the Slõ Drinks they buy. It can

4 November 2016

Christmas is just around the corner and we would like to help those with dysphagia celebrate with our new online shop. It allows us to provide Slõ Drinkers special offers and discounts and so this year if they use this code XMAS16 it will give 10% off Slõ Christmas Drinks. It

3 November 2016

In November Food Matters Live runs from the 22nd to the 24th. It’s a big event that brings together food and drink industry. Retailers, food service providers and those working in Nutrition. As food, health and nutrition are all interrelated it’s an opportunity to see lots of different ways of achieving

19 October 2016

The Oral Health Foundation have teamed up with The Swallows Head & Neck Cancer Support Group to provide support and information for carers and survivors at The North of England Head & Neck Cancer Conference. The two charities are coming together for the conference on Friday November 11 at the

19 October 2016

Cutting the cost of supplements is a priority for Healthcare Organizations. We all know that. For those with dysphagia and their carers, it’s a priority too. I think we’ve forgotten that. Large Healthcare Organizations and providers around the world are able to negotiate substantial discounts because of the high volumes

12 October 2016

Managing Malnutrition for those with swallowing difficulties is difficult and complex for the patient and every member of their care team. It’s a problem which a team at Salford Royal Hospital, here in the UK, has been working to resolve with an e-Learning Package. It seems incredibly useful and so