Accessing healthcare is challenging for Deaf people- but the solution isn't 'one-size-fits-all"

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For many of us, a visit to the doctor’s office can be wrought with anxiety. A persistent cough that won’t go away or an ailment we hope is nothing serious can make GP visits emotionally difficult. Now imagine that you can’t phone the doctor to make an appointment, you don’t understand what your doctor just said, or you don’t know what the medication you’ve been prescribed is for. These are all situations that many Deaf people face when accessing healthcare services.


  • Health Care, sign language, British Sign Language, Hearing Impaired, Deaf culture, health care gaps
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