D/deaf health and wellbeing conference


Thank you to everyone who came on 10 October 2016 to the D/deaf Health and Wellbeing Conference.  Over 80 professionals and community members came to find out more about Mental Health, Domestic Abuse, Equal Access to Health Services and to meet others and network.

You can download the conference programme here. health-conference-programme

Presentations were on

Workshops on the day looked at challenges for services to be accessible and what support organisations need to be more accessible. Download our learning from the day in our  conference-summary

Stalls on the day were by Deaf Connect, Deaf 4 Deaf, St Andrews Healthcare and Access Bedford.

Thanks to Moo Photography for doing such a great job capturing everyone.  You can see the photos at http://tinyurl.com/jm2g5ta

We were thrilled to have representatives from:

The D/deaf community and friends
A Francis Councelling
Bedford Borough Council
Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group
Bedford College Students Bedford College Deaf Community
Bedford College
Bedford Hospital Audiology Bedford Hospital
Bedfordshire Police
British Society for Mental Health & Deafness
Cambridgeshire Deaf Association
ELFT East London NHS Foundation Trust
Healthwatch Bedford Borough
Hearing Impairment Service Central Beds
Hertfordshire Hearing Advisory Service
National Community Hearing Association
NDCS National Deaf Children’s Society
NHS England
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust
RAD Royal Association for Deaf people
SignHealth Charity
St Andrews Healthcare
South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust

You can read all the tweets from the day here http://tinyurl.com/hlzo4y6 





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