Health News Coronavirus Updates in BSL
Translated information from the PM’s Daily Updates, Public Health England and the Department of Health and Social Care.
Press Release BSLHealthAccess for the UK’s Deaf community
We need to be able to communicate with doctors and nurses now. SignHealth has teamed up with InterpreterNow to provide a solution.
Health and Wellbeing Crisis Text Service
If you are Deaf and experiencing a mental health crisis, you can text our crisis text service for free, 24/7 support.
EVENT Mental Health Awareness Week 2020
Join us as we share acts of kindness, get tips for improving your sleep and more ideas for supporting wellbeing from our therapy team.
Deaf people struggle with poorer health
Not because we are Deaf, but because of barriers. Many services expect patients to call to make appointments, get test results or ask questions. It’s difficult to find health information in an accessible format too – there’s very little in BSL.
Find out more about your rights, what is available in BSL, and our research, as well as what you can do to make a difference.Resources