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Meeting Labour MP Dawn Butler

Meeting Labour MP Dawn Butler

The 'Meet Dawn Butler' event was open to the public to ask frank and open questions about Labour’s policies, position and future strategies. Our BSL Interpreter Manager, Dionne Thomas attended the event and was able to raise some important points. Firstly, she thanked...

East Coast Community Healthcare Case Study

East Coast Community Healthcare Case Study

East Coast Community Healthcare, a social enterprise providing NHS community health services to a population of over 225,000 across Norfolk and Suffolk, have implemented a virtual interpretation service via a secure video link to help meet the increasing demand for...

Getting the Best out of Video Interpreting

Getting the Best out of Video Interpreting

Helping customers get the best from video services Most people love the advantage that technology brings to communication services. For those who are tech-savvy, using video communication services is an easy choice. For the rest of us who may find all the ‘tech’ a bit...

Signs of the Times

Signs of the Times

Signs of the Times – Stephen Fry for BBC Radio 4 Aired on Tuesday 27th August 2019 Link to audio & transcript: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0007wv2 Stephen Fry finds out what British Sign Language can tell us about language in general. British Sign Language...

Bury student’s insight into life for the deaf

Bury student’s insight into life for the deaf

L to R: Neil, Emma, Susan and Daniel KostickOriginal Copy by By Bill Jacobs @BillJacobsLT for Bury Times 13.08.19 A CAMPAIGN by a Whitefield student whose parents are both deaf to integrate British Sign Language into all public service provision is going to...

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 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...