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Cleft lip and palate services

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Cleft Lip and palate is a variable condition with a spectrum of severity ranging from minor cleft of lip only or a cleft of the soft palate to a major cleft affecting the lip, nose & palate and causes disruption of growth of the face.

The Cleft Lip and Palate team aim to provide a comprehensive multi–disciplinary service for children with Cleft Lip and Palate and Velopharyrngeal Dysfunction (non cleft palatal anomalies), and their families.

Contact us

We are based in both CHI at Crumlin and Temple Street.

Our services

Our mission is to provide a comprehensive, multidisciplinary service for children with cleft lip and palate and velopharyngeal dysfunction (non-cleft palatal anomalies) and their families. We aim to deliver high-quality care that meets the individual needs of each child and family.

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On this page you will find information about:

For healthcare professionals

For more information about referrals visit

To refer of a baby with a newly diagnosed or suspected cleft, please contact the corresponding cleft centre by telephone to ensure a timely response. Please also fill in the corresponding form below and fax/email to the corresponding cleft centre.

2022-DCC-New-Baby-Referral (pdf)

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