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Deaf charities welcome life-saving decision to make 999 accessible in BSL

Ofcom has said that telecoms providers will be compelled to offer their customers free 24/7 access to 999 services.

New emergency video relay service for sign language users

Press Release from Ofcom: 22 June 2021 From next year, British Sign Language users will be able to contact the emergency services using video relay, under new rules announced today by Ofcom. Under our existing … Continued

Jackie Driver, Chair of SignHealth’s Board of Trustees, receives OBE award

This honour is a well-deserved recognition for Jackie’s tireless commitment in the fight for equality.

NHS Appointments and Remote Care – Knowing Your Choices

Know what you can expect, what your choices are, and what to do if you are struggling to get an accessible appointment.

The Change of life project: Deaf women and menopause

Research study focusing on menopause as experienced by Deaf and hard of hearing women.

Mental Health Awareness Workshop with the Deaf Women’s Society

What is mental health? Where can you find support? 23rd June and 7th July

SignHealth Mental Health Awareness Workshop with Deaf Connect

What is Mental Health and some myths you shouldn’t believe. Join on the 18th and 25th of May.

Mental Health Awareness Workshops in BSL

SignHealth is offering free Mental Health Awareness Workshops in BSL for the Deaf community.

Mental Health Awareness Week 2021

This year the theme is connecting with nature and at SignHealth we’d like to take some time this week to remember how important our mental health and wellbeing is.

Deaf Awareness Week 2021

Join us for Deaf Awareness Week 3-9 MAY 2021#DeafAwarenessWeek2021 #StrongerTogether At SignHealth we are proud to be the Deaf health charity. We hope you join us this week in celebrating deafness and in highlighting some … Continued

Covid-19 Vaccine: Myth Busting Conversation

We will be hosting a ‘Health Hour/ Myth Busting Event’ in British Sign Language (BSL) about the Covid-19 Vaccine, with Breakthrough UK and Manchester Deaf Centre. This will take place via Zoom on Thursday 22nd … Continued

Results from our 2nd pulse survey of the impacts of the pandemic on the Deaf community

At SignHealth we continue to be concerned that the Coronavirus pandemic has disproportionately affected the Deaf community, and that many of the issues we are facing are ignored or unnoticed. In August 2020 we conducted our first … Continued