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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

No money, BSL Health Access is closing

The NHS has not committed any further funding for April 1st onwards, effectively closing the service of BSL Health Access.

SignVideo names SignHealth Charity of the Year

Support from SignVideo will help SignHealth to achieve our ambitious 3-year plans to expand their services to improve Deaf people’s health and wellbeing.

SignHealth Impact Report 2019-20

We are so proud of all we have achieved with your support, thank you!

Truth Project relaunches in-person sessions

Deaf victims and survivors of child sexual abuse can share their experience with the Truth Project in person again, following its relaunch in line with Covid-19 guidelines. The Truth Project, part of the Independent Inquiry into Child … Continued

SignHealth releases results of pulse survey of Coronavirus impacts on the Deaf community

According to a recent survey by SignHealth, the Deaf health charity, Deaf people’s mental health and ability to access basic healthcare are being seriously impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic.

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 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.