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Health and Social Care Remote Sign Language Interpreting Service

Health and Social Care Remote Sign Language Interpreting Service - Northern Ireland Press statement - Irish Sign Language (ISL) Press statement - British Sign Language (BSL) Remote interpreting service established for sign language users Health Minister Robin Swann MLA has announced the establishment [...]

2020-04-24T09:54:56+00:00April 24th, 2020|

BSLHealthAccess – Launch

PRESS RELEASE 16 April 2020 SignHealth - InterpreterNow from InterpreterNow on Vimeo. On Demand Remote BSL Interpreting Service www.BSLHealthAccess.co.uk Launches For UK’s Deaf Community The Deaf Health Charity, SignHealth and online interpreting company InterpreterNow, have together launched ‘BSLHealthAccess’ which enables the provision of immediate, on demand access to British Sign Language (BSL) interpreters for communication [...]

2020-04-16T08:53:42+00:00April 16th, 2020|

Scottish and Southern Energy Networks launch VRS service for Deaf BSL users

Scottish and Southern Energy Networks - SSEN - launch Video Relay Service (VRS) for Deaf BSL users. Residents in the North of Scotland and the south of England can contact SSEN whenever there is a power cut in their area. Priority services: SSEN offer extra help during a power cut to customers who join our [...]

2020-03-30T16:00:31+00:00March 30th, 2020|

Coronavirus – NHS 111 for BSL users

Important information about Coronavirus (COVID-19) English transcript: "Hello, this is a message from InterpreterNOW & NHS111. We felt it was crucial to share information regarding the recent Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. We’re aware there may be some uncertainty within the deaf BSL community so we thought we’d share the following. If you have a cough, difficulty [...]

2020-02-27T11:52:17+00:00February 27th, 2020|

Transport for Wales Video Remote Interpreting

Transport for Wales partner with InterpreterNow providing Wales-wide online, instant access for Deaf BSL passengers.   From February 2020, members of the Welsh deaf community, and further afield, will be able to communicate with TfW staff via an online interpreter in real time! This can be at the ticket office, on the platform, even on [...]

2020-02-06T08:27:56+00:00November 27th, 2019|

Scotrail – provides access to Deaf passengers

We are pleased to work with Scotrail (Abellio) in providing both video relay (VRS) and video remote interpreting (VRI) services. This provides full access for the 1,000s of Deaf BSL users who travel by rail throughout the country for work or leisure purposes. From 30th May 2019, Scotrail staff have access to our InterpreterNow app [...]

2019-06-10T09:07:43+00:00May 28th, 2019|

VRI Drop-in Sessions – Falkirk

  We're looking forward to presenting updates at the forthcoming Drop-In Sessions scheduled for Thursday 23rd May at the Forth Valley Sensory Centre in Camelon, Falkirk. If you're in the area and work for either the NHS or a Local Authority, please sign up to come along. For MORNING SESSION Please register your interest here: [...]

2019-06-10T09:07:43+00:00April 2nd, 2019|