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16 AprBSLHealthAccess for the UK’s Deaf community

SignHealth and online interpreting company InterpreterNow, have together launched ‘BSLHealthAccess’ which enables the provision of immediate, on demand access to British Sign Language (BSL) interpreters for communication with Deaf people in health settings free of charge during the current Coronavirus situation.

James Watson-O’Neill, SignHealth Chief Executive, says:

I am proud that SignHealth has agreed to fund this service and look forward to it being funded by the public sector in due course. Deaf people must be able to access healthcare, whether to visit their GP, have a scan during pregnancy or be treated in intensive care for coronavirus

Read the full Press Release

Visit the BSLHealthAcess website here


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