Are you deaf? Have you recently been let down in a medical situation?

It was recently reported that a hospital failed to provide a deaf couple with a sign language interpreter during the traumatic birth of their son, causing uproar within the wider deaf community.

Perhaps you have recently had a similar experience in a medical situation, if so please tell us what happened.

Signature is calling for more hospitals and public-facing organisations to provide interpreters and to ensure that they employ staff qualified in British Sign Language (BSL).

To tell us your story please e-mail

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