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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

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

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.

We have a new look

Our new website has more content provided in BSL and clearer directions and processes for referrals. Check out the health video library and subscribe to emails with updates related to our services and campaigns.

Trustee Shadow Scheme

We are proud to launch our new Shadow Trustee Scheme. SignHealth is looking for young Deaf people who would like to gain experience at the board level.

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.

SignHealth launches Two Deaf Foot Fund

Two Deaf men walk the length of the UK to raise awareness of mental health issues facing the Deaf community.

Winners at the Charity Governance Awards

We are very pleased to announce that SignHealth have won the award for Board Diversity and Inclusivity at the Clothworkers’ Company Charity Governance Awards. SignHealth has a majority Deaf board (currently 6 Deaf, 3 hearing) … Continued