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BSL access to NHS volunteer responders

NHS Volunteers can support you with picking up shopping, medication or other essential supplies while you shield at home. Contact them through an interpreter using BSL Health Access

Deaf Awareness Week 2020

“As the Deaf health charity we’re always excited to celebrate Deaf Awareness Week! We love any opportunity to boast about our community and the fantastic deaf people we work with and for, and we’re really proud to help spread the message about deaf awareness.” – James Watson-O’Neill, CEO

BSL Health Access for the UK’s Deaf community

We need to be able to communicate with doctors and nurses now. SignHealth have teamed up with InterpreterNow to provide a solution, to fill the gaps in BSL interpreter provisions.

We have a new look

Our new website has more content provided in BSL and clearer directions and processes for referrals. Check out the health video library and subscribe to emails with updates related to our services and campaigns.

Domestic Abuse Service – Coronavirus contigency plan

The SignHealth Domestic Abuse Service is still accepting referrals and our staff are working remotely. We are continuing to support new and current clients via video calls.

Trustee Shadow Scheme

We are proud to launch our new Shadow Trustee Scheme. SignHealth is looking for young Deaf people who would like to gain experience at the board level.

Film premiere – domestic abuse short films

These five films were commissioned by SignHealth with funding from the Home Office to help raise awareness of five issues related to domestic abuse, including: consent, forced marriage and sexting.

Winners at the Charity Governance Awards

We are very pleased to announce that SignHealth have won the award for Board Diversity and Inclusivity at the Clothworkers’ Company Charity Governance Awards. SignHealth has a majority Deaf board (currently 6 Deaf, 3 hearing) … Continued