Feb 142017

The Department for Health and the Department for Work and Pensions are asking for deaf and disabled people to respond to their latest consultation which closes on Friday this week. ‘Work, health an…

Source: Last chance to respond to the government’s work, health and disability consultation before deadline | The Limping Chicken


Many thanks to Limping Chicken for posting this. Unfortunately I hadn’t come across the consultation earlier. If at all possible, please read what you can of the Green Paper in the time available, if need be just the summaries, and submit a response.

Click the link above for more information about the consultation and links to the Green Paper and consultation questions.

I’m doing what I can to study the Green Paper and make a submission so you can also join our email group and give me your comments and suggestions to take into account.

Thank you.


May 162015

I’m very grateful to have been invited to speak at a meeting of the London Consortium of Occupational Health Practitioners last week. This is a group of OH practitioners most of whom work in the NHS. So I was delighted to be able to talk about some of the challenges, strategies and technology we d/Deaf and hard of hearing health professionals and students come across. Perfect timing too as it coincided with Deaf Awareness Week. As ever, my difficulty was in deciding what to leave out but I do hope I gave an overview and links to resources to find out more. Continue reading »