Coronavirus information and advice in BSL
Deaf or care for someone who is Deaf? Want information and advice about Coronavirus in BSL?
COVID-19 News in BSL
News and discussion in BSL about COVID-19
Hands. Face. Space.
Stay alert advice from the Government
Government leaflet in BSL
SignHealth have BSL videos about Government advice and new information about Coronavirus. Watch here.
If you feel ill
If you think you have symptoms of Covid-19, please contact NHS 111.
Call 18001 111 using Relay UK or use the BSL service from InterpreterNow
Information from Nottinghamshire Healthcare
In a crisis Deaf BSL users can contact an urgent mental health helpline (0300 303 0165) via BSL video relay.
Crisis text service
If you are deaf and experiencing a crisis, text DEAF to 85258 for free and immediate support.
Deaf People Claiming Universal Credit
There is a BSL video relay service for Deaf people to contact Universal Credit about either:
- Universal Credit
- ‘new style’ Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
Changes to Adult Social Care
This video explains changes to Adult Social Care during the Coronavirus outbreak and how Deaf people can access help
Remote BSL Interpreting Service
BSL/English interpreter available 24 hours a day, 7 days per week for communication with Deaf people in health settings free of charge during the Coronavirus situation
Nottinghamshire Deaf Society
Need BSL Interpreter? Help with phone calls to doctor, hospital, school, family? You can contact Interpreter Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm:
- Skype – use bslnotts
- Whatsapp – 07792 226 250 (can use video or message)
- Text message – 07792 226 250
- Email – NSLIS@nottsdeaf.org.uk
Drop in and duty time to see BSL Interpreter is now closed because of Coronavirus.
How to Contact Customer Service Centre
Text relay: Deaf people can contact us using Relay UK. Download the Relay UK app or use a text phone with the Relay UK code (18001)
Contact us using Relay UK: 18001 01623 434 993