July 2015 28
SQA prepared for exam results
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The SQA (Scottish Qualifications Authority) have updated their 'contact us' page to include a link to contactSCOTLAND-BSL's web pages: http://www.sqa.org.uk/sqa/39083.html If you are a student and need to contact SQA - you can use contactSCOTLAND-BSL video…

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…

June 2015 03
How to install the ‘App’
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We've created a new page that shows step by step instructions to install the 'InterpreterNow' app. Please let us know what you think - view the page here <<<            

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…