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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 […]

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

January 20, 2014

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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