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MPs to vote on BSL Bill during Sign Language Week

The British Deaf Association will hold a BSL Rally in Trafalgar Square on 18 March to show the community’s support for the Bill and to celebrate Sign Language Week.

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.   

Deaf woman having her vision checked with interpreter present providing communication support

Five years on and no change, Deaf people still shut out of NHS services

New report reveals poor access to NHS services and sets out urgent steps required to meet the communication needs of Deaf and other disabled people.

BSL Bill Rally

Join us for a BSL Bill Rally outside Parliament on 28 January while MPs debate the 2nd reading of the BSL Bill.

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.

Rosie Cooper, MP, meets with Deaf sector representatives to discuss a British Sign Language Bill

The next step in the campaign towards a BSL Act Now!

Accessible Information Standard: Does your NHS service meet the requirements? Take the survey

Accessible Information Standard 2021 Survey

It has been five years since the Accessible Information Standard came into effect. A coalition of charities have come together to review how the Standard has impacted patient experiences and if there are gaps in implementation.

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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