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Interpreting service for British Sign Language (BSL) and Irish Sign Language (ISL) users

    

Interpreting service for British Sign Language (BSL) and Irish Sign Language (ISL) users in Northern Ireland

This service is a free remote interpreting service for British Sign Language (BSL) and Irish Sign Language (ISL) users in Northern Ireland, via the Interpreter Now App and Video Relay Service.

It provides the Deaf community in NI with access to:


Access to NHS111 during the COVID-19 pandemic

To contact NHS111, please visit: www.interpreternow.co.uk/nhs111ni

This is a Video Relay System that enables Deaf people to telephone NHS111 via a remote BSL or ISL interpreter.

How it works:

Access to all other Health and Social Care services

To contact all other Health and Social Care services please visit: www.interpreternow.co.uk/hscni

This service can be used to contact:

This enables Deaf people to communicate with a Health and Social Care service provider via a either a Video Relay or Video Remote Interpreting service.

Video Relay Interpreting

The Deaf person, the interpreter, and the Health and Social Care service provider can all be in different locations.

Video Remote Interpreting

This enables Deaf people to communicate with a Health and Social Care professional in person, via an online BSL or ISL video interpreter.

To ensure immediate access to telephone services at this time the Video Relay System will be introduced first.