August 2015 16
Service reach
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contactSCOTLAND-BSL's website has had 1,000s of visitors since the launch in March. Our main audience have of course been from Scotland and the map shows where our last 500 visitors have came from. The bulk…

August 2015 06
Service feedback
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Here are just a few of the feedback comments we have received Thank you very much for interpreting and helping me I cannot use enough positive words to explain how good service is, amazing, fantastic,…

July 2015 19
increase increase increase
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We are delighted with the increased number of calls contactSCOTLAND-BSL has recently received - even at the start of the summer period! Number of calls by BSL users to public authorities - up Number of public authorities…

June 2015 16
BSL Users – Key Stakeholders
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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…

May 2015 17
NHSGGC Open eveining
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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…

April 2015 28
NSIS partnership leads
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Presentation and live demo delivered by Andy Irvine at the National Sensory Impairment Service Leads meeting held in COSLA's offices in Edinburgh on Monday 27th April 2015. Presentation generated a great deal of discussion and…

April 2015 04
Scottish Parliament
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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…

March 2015 27
SAAS Conference
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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…

March 2015 17
Over 3,000 website hits
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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…

March 2015 11
Press release: New video call service for deaf people is UK first
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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…