Interpreting Services Engagement for British Sign Language (BSL)

Quality interpreting services can greatly help reduce people’s barriers to accessing the health services they need.

We’re working with NHS England and NHS Improvement South East to get people’s feedback about their experiences of and barriers to accessing British Sign Language (BSL) or community language interpreting services when they are at an appointment with a dentist, optician or pharmacist. 

We’d like to hear from you about what’s working well and what could be improved so new interpreting services across the South East next year better meet your needs. 

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How can people get involved?

You can complete an online survey for BSL or community languages, watch a video in BSL, or contact Wessex Voices for a telephone or video call interview. 

If you communicate using British Sign Language, you can also send videos of your responses in BSL by:

Share your feedback by 13th December 2020, which is when the surveys close and interviews end. 

BSL video: feedback on Interpreting services in South East England

Do health and social care services know what you really think?

Share your ideas and experiences and help services hear what works, what doesn’t, and what you want from care in the future. 

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