MP Catherine demands better access to NHS services for BSL users

Catherine McKinnell MP has today demanded better access to healthcare services, treatment and information for users of British Sign Language (BSL). Speaking during a Parliamentary debate she secured on ‘access to NHS Services for BSL users’, the Newcastle North MP shared the wide range of concerns that have been raised with her by constituents and … Continue reading MP Catherine demands better access to NHS services for BSL users

BSL users must be able to access the healthcare they need

This article was originally published on PoliticsHome, ahead of a Westminster Hall debate Catherine secured on ‘Access to NHS services for BSL users’. Shortly before the 2015 General Election I attended a hustings for Newcastle’s deaf community organised by the charity, Deaflink North East. This followed a previous discussion hosted by another local organisation, Becoming … Continue reading BSL users must be able to access the healthcare they need