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02 JunLambeth Council Now in the SignLive Community Directory

British Sign Language Users in Lambeth can now call the council with SignLive. Calls to Lambeth council are completely free of charge to the Deaf Community thanks our recent partnership.

To make a call:

1) Login to the SignLive app or visit https://web.signlive.com/login.

2) Click on the Lambeth Council logo and press call.

3) Be connected to a qualified BSL interpreter who will relay your call to the council.

Lambeth joins a growing number of councils and other organisations that Deaf people can access with SignLive. To see the full list, login to SignLive and click on the Community Directory.

07 May180 new GPs in the SignLive Community Directory

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We are thrilled to announce that we have 3 new partnerships that cover 180 GP surgeries in the Sussex area.

Brighton and Hove CCGEast Sussex CCG and West Sussex CCG are now live in the Community Directory. This means that deaf patients can now call their GP free of charge in these areas.

For SignLive users logging in through a web browser, the individual surgeries are grouped under each area.

To see the full list of practices available download or login to SignLive and click on the Community Directory.

Organisations – Take the first step to making yourself more accessible by contacting us here.

 

04 MayAction Deafness Launches New Brochure for Equipment Services

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To order your copy of the brochure, please contact equipment@actiondeafness.org.uk

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04 MayDeaf Awareness Week is here!

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Many people across the country will be celebrating Deaf Awareness Week from today.

Share your stories and events ensuring your event # is displayed for others to see together with the #DAW2020!  With events mostly on-line using social media, there is a huge opportunity for many to see what people are doing.

So do join us in celebrating #DAW2020!

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