Public Bodies

What’s on this month

We are very busy this month with a whole host of activities - look forward to seeing you at one of the following events We will have a stall and information on contactSCOTLAND-BSL at the following BSL National Plan Consultation meetings Deaf Action, 49 Albany Street, Edinburgh EH1 3QY Wednesday 10 May 2017 - 6.00pm-8.00pm Forth Valley Sensory Centre, Redbrae Road, Camelon FK1 4DD Frid...
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Making your services accessible

contactSCOTLAND-BSL is Scotland’s first and unique Government funded VRS (Video Relay Service) that enables Deaf British Sign Language (BSL) users access to civil and civic life. Provision of a video relay service assists public services meet their legal obligations in relation to the: Human Rights Act 1998, Equality Act 2010 Patient Rights (Scotland) Act 2011 British Sign Language (...
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What and who can be contacted using contactSCOTLAND-BSL

Scotland’s public sector is made up of many different organisations covering health, central government, charities, local councils, commissioners and tribunals. mygov.scot is the place for people in Scotland to access public services that are easy to find and simple to use - browse the list of organisations by A-Z or sector (type). View here: mygov.scot    
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Presentations

We have been extremely busy over the past couple of months giving presentations and live demonstrations all over the country ... In the past 2 months we have provided presentations and live demos at: Glasgow Deaf Connections Inverness Deaf Club Aberdeen Deaf Club West Scotland Deaf Children's Society City of Glasgow College Dundee Voluntary Action In addition we have atte...
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Mention at Scottish Parliamnet

contactSCOTLAND-BSL mentioned during questions to Maureen Watt, Minister for Mental Health - 9th February 2017. National Health Service (Support for British Sign Language Users) Gillian Martin (Aberdeenshire East) (SNP):  To ask the Scottish Government how the NHS supports patients who communicate using British Sign Language. (S5O-00665) The Minister for Mental Health (Maureen Watt):...
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