Mrs Victoria (Tor) Spence


BSc Speech and Language Therapy, MRCSLT, MHCPC

Practising since: 2007


Speech and Language Therapy

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Tor Spence is a highly specialist speech and language therapist with 16 years of experience working in the NHS and private practice. Tor qualified as an SLT in 2007 and graduated with a BSc degree in speech sciences from Newcastle University. Her most recent NHS post was a clinical lead speech therapist at the John Radcliffe Hospital. She now focuses full-time on her private practice, VoiceFit, in Berkshire and Oxfordshire.
Tor’s practice specialises working with adults and children who are experiencing voice problems, throat symptoms, chronic cough, breathing difficulties and inducible laryngeal obstruction. She works with Ear, Nose and Throat and Respiratory teams including consultants, nurses, physiotherapists and psychologists.
She is passionate about taking a holistic approach to help her patients find their voice and learn to manage and control complex throat symptoms. 
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Special interests

  • Adults and children Voice problems
  • Throat discomfort
  • Laryngeal hypersensitivity
  • Chronic cough
  • Inducible laryngeal obstruction
  • Exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction 
  • Laryngospasm
  • Breathing difficulties

Tor does not work with children with speech and language delays or disorders.
Tor does not work with adult patients with neurological disorders affecting speech and language e.g. stroke, traumatic brain injury.
Tor does not work with patients with laryngeal cancer.

Other interests

  • Women with refractory chronic cough
  • Athletes with exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction 
  • Adults and children with voice problems

Languages spoken


Treatments and tests offered by Mrs Victoria (Tor) Spence at Nuffield Health

  • Speech therapy

Locations Mrs Victoria (Tor) Spence works with


    Beech Road, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7RP

    01865 307777
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Tor has recently contributed to a study looking at clinical psychology and voice disorders: A meta-analytic review of studies assessing psychological characteristics across individuals with and without voice disorders. Awaiting publication 2023. 


  • Health & Care Professions Council
  • Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists
  • Association of Speech and Language Therapists in Independent Practice

Insurers Mrs Victoria (Tor) Spence works with

Mrs Victoria (Tor) Spence works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • WPA
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)