Urgent actions required following the report of the Review of the NHS Accessible Information Standard AIS. Deaf and other disadvantaged groups are still experiencing barriers in accessing information and services. How well do you know about the AIS? How do Deaf people contact your services? What do you do when specific needs have been identified?
Full report available on the SignHealth website
The Mental Health and Deafness Service, based at Walkergate Park in Newcastle upon Tyne, is for deaf and deafblind people aged 18 years or older who mainly use British Sign Language to communicate and who have mental health problems. We work with the Community Treatment Team (CTT) in your local area.
How can I get referred?
You can be referred by a Specialist Mental Health Service