Do you want to know how the health service is changing for Deaf people? Are you aware of the campaigns happening now? Deaf people and professionals are invited to join a Deaf health accessibility conference brought to you by Deaf Health Champions on Wednesday 11th March.
What is Deaf Health Champions? It is a project that campaigns on behalf of Deaf people for better access to health information. It has been funded by the Department of Health, for three years, and is supported by five deaf organisations: SignHealth, the UK Council on Deafness, Manchester Deaf Centre, Merseyside Society for Deaf People and Deaf Vision Cumbria.
Visit www.deafhealthchampions.org.uk for more information.
Deaf Health Champions Conference – BSL
DHC have organised the conference to explain key campaigns and projects including:
- Sick Of It – sharing results from the world’s first large scale report into the health of Deaf people
- Healthcare Standards for Deaf People – explained by Giles Wilmore, the Director of Patient and Public Voice & Information, NHS England
- Deaf Health Champions – including the work of a DHC volunteer
- Deaf People Engagement – from Professor Alys Young at the University of Manchester
Time has been set aside for question and answer sessions.
Wednesday 11th March – 9.30am – 4.30pm – Manchester Conference Centre, Weston Building, Sackville Street, Manchester, M1 3BB
What is Deaf Health Champions (BSL)