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Walk4Wellbeing 2022

Walk4Wellbeing is back! Last year people from across the UK put on their trainers (or hiking boots) and came together for 1 day – whereas this year we have extended Walk4Wellbeing for a whole month. … Continued

SignHealth awarded ground-breaking NHS England contract to improve Deaf people’s access to mental health support

Breakthrough in access to therapy in BSL for Deaf people experiencing feelings of anxiety, depression, or other common mental health concerns.   

Deaf woman having her vision checked with interpreter present providing communication support

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.

SignHealth Chief Executive, James Watson-O’Neill, receives OBE award for services to Deaf people

James has been recognised in the 2022 New Year Honours. This is the second OBE awarded to someone from SignHealth.

BSL 999 Update – proposal to approve Sign Language Interactions’ service

Ofcom is now holding a new consultation. They want to know your feedback about Ofcom using ‘Sign Language Interactions’ as the chosen emergency VRS provider.

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.

Jackie Driver, Chair of SignHealth’s Board of Trustees, receives OBE award

This honour is a well-deserved recognition for Jackie’s tireless commitment in the fight for equality.

Deaf Awareness Week 2021

Join us for Deaf Awareness Week 3-9 MAY 2021#DeafAwarenessWeek2021 #StrongerTogether At SignHealth we are proud to be the Deaf health charity. We hope you join us this week in celebrating deafness and in highlighting some … Continued

Celebrating 35 years of SignHealth

Since 1986 SignHealth has been providing services for the Deaf community and campaigning for more Deaf awareness and better access.