Extension numbers now available

https://vimeo.com/265571112 Update for users of contactSCOTLAND-BSL You can now have an extension number at the end of our number: 0131 510 4555 Ext ???? We have cards available for you to pass to public bodies or voluntary organisations like: GPs, council, school teacher, college, NHS24, charities, unions ... etc etc More information here <<<  
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BSL National & Local Plans

We have just updated our web page aimed at providing information for National & Local BSL Plans “The BSL National Plan has ten long-term goals. These goals represent our collective ambition for BSL in Scotland.” Scottish Public Services: Action 5 “Promote the use of the Scottish Government’s nationally funded BSL online interpreting video relay service (VRS) called ‘contactSCOTLAND-BS...
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Apple app now ready

We are please to announce that the contactSCOTLAND-BSL Apple IOS App is now up and running and ready to be downloaded. Android has had the new app for long time and now apple is ready. You can now either … Stay with the ‘Interpreter Now’ app you have already installed – still work with contactSCOTLAND – no problem OR Delete Old app (InterpreterNow) (wipe from phone) and down...
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Calling your GP

Deaf BSL users can call their GP Surgery for: [ap_column_wrap] [ap_column span="3"] Making or changing an appointment Checking a BSL/English interpreter has been booked Checking test results Well woman clinic Smoking cessation and much more ... All you need is the GP Surgery's phone number! Simple! [/ap_column] [ap_column span="3"] https://vimeo.com/240748990...
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Who and what are Scotland’s Third Sector

According to SCVO: http://www.scvo.org.uk/news-campaigns-and-policy/research/scvo-scottish-third-sector-statistics/  Key facts The Scottish third sector encompasses an estimated 45,000 voluntary organisations, of which around half are registered as charities. From small grassroots sports groups to pre-school day care, self-help groups, health and well-being services, culture and arts venues, vil...
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