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Shielding Guidance Update

Important Advice for Clinically Extremely Vulnerable (CEV) people during the national lockdown.

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.

SignHealth on BBC See Hear

The two latest episodes of BBC See Hear featured SignHealth and work improving the health and wellbeing of all Deaf people.

NHS 119 BSL

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

Interview with Saffron Barker

Rebecca Mansell asks Saffron about her new documentary, clear masks and lockdown self-care. Saffron’s YouTube Originals Creator Spotlight is available to watch from 6pm today here.

ABLEIST UK: HOW COVID MEASURES FAILED THE DEAF

A lack of consideration for deaf people in the government’s response to Coronavirus featured in an article in Artefact Magazine in an interview with SignHealth Chief Executive James Watson-O’Neill and Youtuber Kirsty Jade. The article … Continued

Equality in mental health: Richard’s story

By Richard France for the Mental Health Foundation I have spent a number of years in and out of psychiatric institutions from the age of 23, back in 1993 which I first became ill with … Continued

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

BSL Zone Q&A Stream: Coronavirus and Domestic Abuse

Available to watch after 7pm, Wednesday 20 May 2020 Domestic Abuse: A discussion Fifi Garfield, Marie Vickers & Sabina Iqbal discuss domestic abuse and how the current lockdown situation has changed things. This Q&A programme … Continued