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Deaf & Hard of Hearing

This section has important information for people who are deaf and hard of hearing.  Find out how you can contact the Welsh Ambulance Service if there is an emergency.  You can also read about a Medical Information card which can help share important information with ambulance service staff.

Click here to view a BSL video with useful phrases and information to use in an emergency (which NHS staff can use)

Click here to read about the Emergency Text Service

Click here to read about the Medical Information Card

Click here to see a BSL video clip: About the Welsh Ambulance Service
Click here to see a BSL video clip: Choose Well

Click here to see a BSL video clip: What to do if you have a fall

Click here to see a BSL video clip about NHS Direct Wales

Click here to view Andrea's story. This is a BSL Patient Story video about the Medical Information Card.

NHS Direct Wales has information on Deafblindness on the website that you may find useful.

There are a number of other British Sign Language (BSL) videos available which relate to health on other websites. Below you will find links to these videos and what they are about.

Royal College of Psychiatrists have a number of BSL video clips available, click on the one you'd like to view.
Coping with Stress
Autism and Asperger's Syndrome: for parents and teachers
When bad things happen
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Hyperkinetic Disorder: for parents and teachers
Worries and Anxieties
Good Parenting: for parents and teachers

Video clips on the Red British Cross website about First Aid