Shared Learning Event for BSL

SIDE Shared Learning Event for BSL

NHS Health Scotland is hosting a half day event to share learning and developments around British Sign Language.

The Shared Learning Event for British Sign Language (BSL) takes place on Friday 2 March from 10am-1pm at COSLA Edinburgh.

It aims to share learning and showcase recent practice developments within NHSScotland and health and social care to improve access and outcomes for BSL users.

Key aims:

  • Provide the legal framework on BSL in Scotland, and implications for professional practice
  • Highlight existing practice for improving access to and experience of health and care information and services for BSL users
  • Share progress and learning from recent and current innovative improvement programmes

Who will benefit from attending?

  • Health and social care staff who have an influence in making decisions around access to health services for those requiring BSL
  • Anyone with a vested interest in, or responsibility for, providing a health service/information to those requiring BSL
  • Attendees may include equality & diversity leads, translations and interpretation service leads, complaints team leads, IT and systems staff, administrators
  • Those interested in sharing and listening to innovative practices that they and other health boards and local authorities can learn from

How do I register?

You can register for the event through Eventbrite.

For further information about the event, please contact Arma Sayed-Rafiq at or telephone 0141 414 2717.

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