Browsing All posts tagged under »health«

Andy Palmer: With SignHealth’s research, Deaf people can campaign for better healthcare. Will anyone listen?

December 1, 2014

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Sign Health, the charity that focuses improving health outcomes for deaf people that use sign language, came along to the […]

Deaf News: American Deaf woman sues to get sign language interpreter for baby’s birth

September 1, 2014

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Earlier this year, a British Deaf couple made headlines when they complained about the lack of an interpreter during their […]

Andy Palmer: GPs should have access to video interpreting or STTR on the road. As standard

July 22, 2014

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I confess, I’ve done it. I did it more than once and I wouldn’t have had it any other way […]

Deaf News: New study reveals potential treatment for tinnitus

June 19, 2014

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New research released this week suggests that tinnitus can be eliminated by blocking signals between the ear and brain, offering […]

The Secret Deafie: I was livid when my Deaf grandmother had an operation without being able to communicate with nurses

June 16, 2014

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Do you have a story or experience you’d like to share? If you’d like to write a Secret Deafie column, […]

Watch: One mother’s mission to get the NHS using sign language

May 20, 2014

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Amelie Chan, aged 9, has Charge syndrome, a recognisable pattern of birth defects that occurs in about 1 in every […]

Matt Dixon: What did my dying dad think of the fact I had to interpret for him in hospital?

April 1, 2014

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You might have seen an article about how I had to tell my deaf dad he was going to die. […]

Donna Williams: SignHealth are right – my Mum, and other deaf people in hospital, deserve better (BSL)

March 31, 2014

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Last week, two articles on Limping Chicken made an impact on me. SignHealth’s research showing the lack of access to […]

Deaf News: House of Lords debate tonight on how the NHS is failing Deaf people

March 31, 2014

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Following a shocking report on the health of deaf people, which was released last week by the Deaf health charity […]

Transcript: BBC London interview the BDA and Charlie Swinbourne about the hospital interpreter story

January 23, 2014

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On Sunday, the Guardian reported how Hulusi Bati and his wife Nadia Hasan were asked to use their 12-year-old daughter […]