Accessible information news

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    Audio description on Catch-up TV becomes law


    The Digital Economy Act 2017 has come into law. The Act requires audio description, subtitles and sign language on video on demand services.

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    Regulator to enforce accessible health information


    We’ve got some fantastic news, the body that inspects the quality of care delivered by all NHS services, the Care Quality Commission (CQC), has announced that it will be inspecting services on compliance with the NHS England’s Accessible Information Standard.

  • Accessible Health Information continues to progress in Cumbria


    On 9 March, alongside our Cumbria volunteer campaigner, Linda Wilson, our Regional Campaigns Officer for the North West, Lindsay Coyle, attended a meeting of the Project Group responsible for implementing NHS England's Accessible Information Standard at North Cumbria NHS Trust.

  • Photo shows online TV service viewed on a tablet

    BT TV trial new Audio Description service for On-Demand TV


    BT TV are trialling a new Audio Description service for On-Demand TV from February 2017. If you are a BT customer, find out how you can take part.

  • voting in a ballot box

    Survey reveals 1 in 2 with sight loss don’t feel able to vote in secret


    Blind and partially sighted voters continue to face unacceptable barriers to exercising their democratic right to vote in secret, according to our latest report - Turned Out 2016.

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