Accessible information news

  • Making NHS information accessible

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    During September, we held three workshops with NHS England as part of their consultation on the accessible information standard. The standard will compel health and social care service providers to record patients’ communication needs (such as alternative formats) and to provide them.

  • West Midlands campaigners have their say on NHS accessible information

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    On 23 September campaigners attended a workshop in Birmingham about NHS England's accessible information standard.The accessible information standard is being developed to make sure that health and social care providers have a systematic approach to recording and responding to patients' communication and information needs.

  • Monitor how much gas and electricity you use

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    Between now and 2020, around 50 million new gas and electricity ‘smart meters’ will be installed in homes across Great Britain. Here's our advice on their acccessibility

  • NHS England Consult on their Accessible Information Standard

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    This year the NHS is taking a major step forward by developing an accessible information standard. The standard will contain a set of rules on the provision of accessible formats and they want your views

  • Better access to web, apps and everyday goods - follow @euroblind on Twitter!

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    The European blind union are now on twitter! Follow the feed for the latest on how we're campaigning at European level for a more accessible EU

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