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InterpreterNow is a service that enables deaf and hearing people to communicate with each-other. We deliver immediate access to online interpreting for deaf British Sign Language (BSL) users.

The service can be accessed through any laptop, PC/Mac or, Android or Apple tablet and smartphone via the InterpreterNow App.

InterpreterNow can be used in the workplace for face-to-face meetings, appointments, in shops or businesses and for telephone conversations – where deaf people can call a business or service and they can call them back.

All you need is a good Internet connection.

InterpreterNow is a social enterprise, fully owned by the Deaf Health Charity SignHealth. Together, we are dedicated to providing high quality services to improve the health and wellbeing of deaf people.



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The UK is a vast and diverse market. The spending power of disabled people and their families is worth £212 billion. This includes deaf people who make up 1 in 7 of the population.

Making your services accessible is the right thing to do and makes good business sense.

InterpreterNow will help your business attract thousands of deaf customers and recruit and retain talented deaf employees. Our service will enable your business to comply with equality legislation and, for health and social care service providers, the Accessible Information Standard.

InterpreterNow already provides deaf people access to many different public, private and charitable organisations such as NHS England, Police 101, Public Health England and the Scottish Government.

Find out how your business can benefit from working with InterpreterNow.

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Deaf Users

InterpreterNow is a service that enables deaf BSL users to communicate with hearing people via an online BSL interpreter.

Using a smartphone, tablet or computer, you can download the InterpreterNow app, or go to the InterpreterNow website, and connect to an interpreter.

The interpreter will phone a hearing person or organisation for you and relay the conversation. You can also use InterpreterNow if you are in a face to face situation, perhaps with your GP, a nurse or a shop assistant, by signing to the interpreter on screen.

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InterpreterNow enables deaf people to connect to an online interpreter via a smartphone, laptop or computer (iOS or Android). The online interpreter will interpret for a face-to-face conversation or via a phone call to a hearing person.
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Hello and welcome to the new InterpreterNow page!

Up until now we've shared our updates on the SignHealth Charity Facebook, but lots of people have said they'd like a separate page for InterpreterNow. So that's what we've done!

If you ...
- want to ask a question about InterpreterNow
- need help downloading the app, or any other technical advice
- or simply what to know what we're up to (!)

please click 'Like' to see our posts. Memnos is here to explain more....
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Thanks @Mason0311 very kind of you! Great to see you all and talk about #deaf access and the future of… https://t.co/d38HvONJlT

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RT @SignHealth: NHS 111 has an interpreted British Sign Language service for deaf people. Use @Interpreter_Now to make a call. #Deaf https:…

The time has come... InterpreterNow has its own Twitter account! Follow us for information about online #BSL interpreting. #InterpreterNow