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Following a huge response from people across the country to GDA's new Deaf Patient Support cards, GDA has started a campaign to encourage other NHS Trusts to introduce similar cards.

There is clear evidence which shows that Deaf patients are often unable to access medical services in the same way as hearing people and as a result experience poorer health outcomes. The Deaf Patient Support cards effectively and efficiently show medical staff that the patient’s first language is British Sign Language (BSL) and that an interpreter-supported health consultation or examination benefits both the Deaf patient and the hearing professional to understand each other better.
 
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