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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

Face masks: What you need to know

Face covering exemptions What are the requirements in England? More details at gov.uk/coronavirus I feel anxious about wearing face masks, what should I do? Or see tips from Jen Dodds on Limping Chicken I am … Continued

BSL Health Access available at COVID-19 testing centres

Now you can communicate in British Sign Language while getting a test for Covid-19. Please download the InterpreterNow app before you visit the testing site. When you arrive at the testing site You will see … Continued

Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 with SignHealth

Mental Health Awareness Week 2020

Mental Health Awareness Week, 18-24 May 2020, is an important opportunity for all of us to raise awareness of mental health issues, advocate against social stigma and promote wellbeing. #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek     In response to … Continued

BSL access to NHS volunteer responders

NHS Volunteers can support you with picking up shopping, medication or other essential supplies while you shield at home. Contact them through an interpreter using BSL Health Access

The ‘About Me’ Plan

A personalised wellbeing plan for Deaf people More Information We hope this plan will support Deaf people during this difficult time with sharing vital information about you with the people around you. From stories shared … 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

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.

Film premiere – domestic abuse short films

These five films were commissioned by SignHealth with funding from the Home Office to help raise awareness of five issues related to domestic abuse, including: consent, forced marriage and sexting.