This information is for health and social care professionals.

Swallowing problems affect at least two-thirds of all people with MND during the course of their illness.

When a patient presents with this symptom, deterioration is inevitable and referral to appropriate professionals should be made without delay.

Download our information sheet for
more detailed information.

  • Page last updated: June 2019
  • Next review: June 2021

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