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BSL Users – Key Stakeholders

BSL Users/Key Stakeholders contactSCOTLAND-BSL Do you fancy an easier and quicker way to communicate with public services in Scotland, including, your GP, NHS 24, local councils, housing, social work etc? As a BSL user you are only one click away from finding out how that could be possible. Simply click on the attachment below for more details of this exciting, new and free service for BSL use...
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NHSGGC Open eveining

NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde have organised an open evening for Deaf BSL users to find out more about contactSCOTLAND-BSL, ask questions and even try the service. Meeting will be held at Jury's Inn, Jamaica Street, Glasgow Thursday 4th June, 6.30pm for 7.00pm https://youtu.be/NOrQjEKgoRQ?list=PLmuRxztsS0NxAuzv1xd5YeDxVJyWeqYXB  
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Scottish Parliament

Andy Irvine of contactSCOTLAND-BSL spent the afternoon on Thursday 2nd April promoting the service at the Scottish Parliament meeting many MSPs and staff. A great deal of interest was shown with many MSPs already aware of the service and keen to find out more and eager to receive contact from BSL users by the video relay service. Dave Thompson MSP pictured with Andy Irvine https://twitter.co...
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SAAS Conference

We were delighted to attend SAAS's conference on Thursday 26th March held in Central Hotel, Glasgow.  Many conference participants approached our stall and were very interested in the service - contactSCOTLAND-BSL has already been used to contact SAAS as a public authority.
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Over 3,000 website hits

We are pleased to announce that the contactscotland-bsl website has had over 3,300 hits in just over 2 weeks. The majority of visitors are from within Scotland - even though the website stats show 'pins' from elsewhere - this can be where a Scottish based organisation's server is hosted and looks as if from down south. We're also very happy that interest has been shown from other parts of the c...
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Press release: New video call service for deaf people is UK first

National roll-out for sign language interpreting service New video call service for deaf people is UK first A nationwide roll-out of a new online interpreting service will allow deaf people across Scotland to use sign language to contact public sector services. The Scottish Government has announced today the extension of the current NHS 24 online British Sign Language (BSL) Video Rel...
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Inverclyde Radio

Jamie Hepburn MSP appeared on Inverclyde Radio on 10th March "BSL Interpreting Service: Jamie Hepburn MSP: Minister for Health and Sport joined us on the phone to speak about a nationwide roll-out of BSL Interpreting Service across the board of public services." Listen to the phone interview on Inverclyde Radio web page here <<< Listen to it here >>> [audio mp3="ht...
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