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SignHealth awarded ground-breaking NHS England contract to improve Deaf people’s access to mental health support

Breakthrough in access to therapy in BSL for Deaf people experiencing feelings of anxiety, depression, or other common mental health concerns.   

Mental Health Awareness Workshops – North East and South West England

SignHealth is pleased to offer free interactive Mental Health Awareness Workshops for Deaf Adults in February 2022.

SignHealth Chief Executive, James Watson-O’Neill, receives OBE award for services to Deaf people

James has been recognised in the 2022 New Year Honours. This is the second OBE awarded to someone from SignHealth.

BSL 999 Update – proposal to approve Sign Language Interactions’ service

Ofcom is now holding a new consultation. They want to know your feedback about Ofcom using ‘Sign Language Interactions’ as the chosen emergency VRS provider.

16 Days of Activism – Check out SignHealth’s 2021 Programme

During the 16 Days of Activism, SignHealth is standing up to violence against women and girls. Check out our full programme of events.

DEAF IDENTITY CHRISTMAS with SignHealth

We’re so proud Deaf Identity have again chosen to donate 15% of sales to SignHealth this Christmas

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NHS releases recommendations from its review of BSL Commissioning Arrangements

SignHealth’s response to the “Rapid” Review of BSL provisions and the recommedations suggested to improve access for Deaf people in health settings

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