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Five years on and no change, Deaf people still shut out of NHS services

New report reveals poor access to NHS services and sets out urgent steps required to meet the communication needs of Deaf and other disabled people.

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Blue Monday – Mental Health Support

If you are struggling to be yourself and find motivation during these cold, dark days, know that support is available.

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.

Guidance for Clinically Extremely Vulnerable to Covid-19

This is a British Sign Language (BSL) translation of the updated guidance for those who are considered clinically extremely vulnerable (CEV) to Covid-19.

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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

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.

The Change of life project: Deaf women and menopause

Research study focusing on menopause as experienced by Deaf and hard of hearing women.

Shielding Guidance Update

Important Advice for Clinically Extremely Vulnerable (CEV) people updated April 2021.

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.