Deaf Person’s Journey

Deaf Person’s Journey

After several trips to see my doctor I was sent to the hospital for further tests and scans. Being born Deaf, I don’t speak, and can only lip read if it’s someone I know well. I use British sign language to communicate and it gives me the freedom to express myself...
Journey of a Video BSL Interpreter

Journey of a Video BSL Interpreter

I qualified as a sign language interpreter 6 years ago and have really enjoyed my very varied career so far. I have always enjoyed community and medical interpreting as you are able to foster such great connections with the Deaf users. One of my favourite parts of the...
Journey of a Nurse Practitioner

Journey of a Nurse Practitioner

My name is Nadia, I am a paediatric nurse practitioner at a busy hospital and absolutely love my job. I have had to deal with many families who are non-native and use a variety of different languages to communicate. I have worked with spoken language interpreters...
Council Housing Manager’s Journey

Council Housing Manager’s Journey

My name is Yanis, and I am the Housing Manager at a large council. I am responsible for providing housing support and advice, whilst managing a team of advisors and maintenance crews. Over the years we have seen a significant rise in the need for interpreting and...