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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 […]

Read: Deaf couple angry with hospital over lack of interpreter during birth of son

January 20, 2014


The Guardian has published an article today detailing how a deaf couple were denied interpreting support during the birth of […]

Round-up: The worst deaf health horror stories

December 10, 2013


Yesterday’s article by Deaf actor Matt Gurney¬†about having his appendix removed and not knowing what was going on was read […]

“I didn’t know what would be done.” Deaf actor Matthew Gurney explains how he had an operation without being given an interpreter

December 9, 2013


The last week has been a blur. After watching Gerry Hughes appearing on Surprise Surprise last Sunday at my friend’s […]

Deaf News: Facebook video shows deaf patient confused and anxious in hospital

July 30, 2013


A harrowing video has been posted on Facebook of a deaf female hospital patient who apparently doesn’t know what drugs […]

“I had to tell my dad he was going to die, because he wasn’t given a sign language interpreter”

April 23, 2013


Matt Dixon is the only hearing person in his family. His parents, along with his brother Simon and sister Rebecca […]

Deaf News: Deaf patient in Scottish hospital left without an interpreter for twelve days

March 28, 2013


A shocking report in the Scotsman has revealed how a Deaf patient was left isolated and unable to communicate for […]