Deaf patients ‘left behind’ 

Deaf patients ‘left behind’ 
  • 15
    Jun

Deaf patients ‘left behind’ 

Deaf patients are being ‘left behind’ by the NHS, the BBC reports. The Victoria Derbyshire television show reported that a lack of face-to-face interpreters is leading to deaf patients missing key operations and being informed of serious medical issues – such as a miscarriage – via a tablet computer. Those affected are now calling on the NHS for equal rights.

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