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Celebrating 35 years of SignHealth

Since 1986 SignHealth has been providing services for the Deaf community and campaigning for more Deaf awareness and better access.

One year on, 25,000 conversations later, what has BSL Health Access achieved?

SignHealth looks back at why we set up the service in response to the pandemic.

International Women’s Day 2021

Together from all of us at SignHealth we encourage you to #ChooseToChallenge to support women’s empowerment and gender equality.

Covid-19 Vaccine Information

Is it safe? How do I get it? What happens after I get the vaccine? How to avoid scams and more.

NHS 119 BSL

NHS 119 is available in British Sign Language (BSL) for Covid-19 tests and vaccinations.

16 Days of Activism 2020

25 Nov – 10 Dec
Short films, workshops, information and support from SignHealth to stop gender-based violence.

Coronavirus Impacts Report

At SignHealth we are worried that the Coronavirus pandemic has disproportionately affected the Deaf community, and that many of the issues we have faced may have been hidden. In August and September, SignHealth conducted a survey asking … Continued

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

999 BSL access update

We are working with Ofcom and other charities to call for a video relay service which will enable BSL users to contact 999 through a BSL / English interpreter.