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Deaf Awareness

Last updated on Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Deaf Awareness We curated Deaf Awareness resource packs in our Trust in July 2023 for teams/departments to promote inclusivity and accessibility. The pack includes an array of resources such as instructional videos on basic British Sign Language (BSL) signs, training materials available online,...

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Transparent Face Masks

Last updated on Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Transparent Face Masks The Patient Experience Strategy Inclusive Promise group has a dedicated task and finish group for Deaf Awareness. Their goal is to enhance communication for Deaf and hard of hearing patients, and we have made significant progress in achieving this objective. One of the ke...

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British Sign Language

Last updated on Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Within the Patient Experience Strategy, there exists a dedicated Deaf Awareness initiative overseen by the Inclusive Promise Group. The chair of the Deaf Awareness group is Tony Probbing. During Deaf Awareness Week, we collaborated with the Merseyside Society for Deaf People (MSDP) to offer inva...

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BSL Interpreter

Last updated on Wednesday, March 13, 2024

BSL Interpreter/Translation Services DA Languages DA Link | Public | List (dalanguages.co.uk) If a staff member needs to book a BSL Interpreter, this is what they need… Patients Name Preferred gender of interpreter Date & time of appointment Exact location including Department/Clinic...

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Tag:   BSL (2)     Translation (3)     interpretation (3)     interpreter (1)     translator (1)     Deaf (2)     deaf (5)     hard of hearing (1)     DA Languages (1)     Languages (1)     remote (1)    

Audiology / Hearing Aids

Last updated on Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Audiology is the area of medicine related to hearing, balance, and related disorders. We treat people with hearing loss and attempt to prevent others experiencing hearing damage. We use various tests to determine whether someone can hear within the normal range. If not, we try to determine the fr...

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Tag:   hearing (13)     hearing loss (8)     audiology (10)     audiologist (2)     ear (9)     deafness (4)     deaf (5)     sound (9)     cochlear (1)     loop (4)    

Paediatric Audiology

Last updated on Friday, June 22, 2018

The Paediatric Audiology and Audiovestibular Medicine department of the Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Trust provides a comprehensive range of services for children with all types of hearing and balance problems. This may include children with: Hearing loss due to Glue Ear Permanent...

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Workstreams

Last updated on Thursday, March 28, 2024

Workstreams Through the Patient Experience Strategy, we are actively working on various projects aimed at enhancing the overall patient experience. Some of our current workstreams include: Updating signage and wayfinding systems to improve navigation within our facilities Reintroducing ward...

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The Accessible Information Standard

Last updated on Monday, May 22, 2023

The Accessible Information Standard (AIS) was introduced by the Government in 2016 to make sure that people with a disability or sensory loss are given information in a way they can understand. It is now the law for the NHS and adult social care services to comply with AIS. The Trust have been w...

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