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NHS 119 BSL

NHS 119 is available in British Sign Language (BSL) for Covid-19 tests and vaccinations.

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ABLEIST UK: HOW COVID MEASURES FAILED THE DEAF

A lack of consideration for deaf people in the government’s response to Coronavirus featured in an article in Artefact Magazine in an interview with SignHealth Chief Executive James Watson-O’Neill and Youtuber Kirsty Jade. The article … Continued

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Deaf Awareness in Child Protection Social Work

Marie Vickers explains that within child protection processes, social workers have little understanding of Deaf culture. Often, erroneous assumptions are made based on what is considered ‘normal’ in the hearing world.

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Truth Project relaunches in-person sessions

Deaf victims and survivors of child sexual abuse can share their experience with the Truth Project in person again, following its relaunch in line with Covid-19 guidelines. The Truth Project, part of the Independent Inquiry into Child … Continued

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Coronavirus Impacts Report

At SignHealth we are worried that the Coronavirus pandemic has disproportionately affected the Deaf community, and that many of the issues we have faced may have been hidden. In August and September, SignHealth conducted a survey asking … Continued

Our Coronavirus Response

SignHealth’s Coronavirus Response We continue to be so grateful for all of our amazing key workers who provided support to our residents and clients throughout the initial lockdown and continue to do so today across … Continued