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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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