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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

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

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.