13 Nov

NHS 111 Service presentation

NHS 111 Service presentation – Deaf Club at St Mark’s

Newham Clinical Commissioning Group will be giving a presentation about the NHS 111 Service. They will also be asking Deaf service users for feedback about NHS 111 – this is very important for them to provide the best possible service for the Deaf community.

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10 Nov

Barbara signing out – Friends Deaf Club

How did you start off?

  • I am inspired by deaf people and how they overcome their daily barriers so I learnt BSL. Within Newham there were no facilities to do volunteer work with Deaf people.

Friends find a home

  • I knew I had space at St Marks where we could run a deaf club so I spoke with another BSL student name Angie and asked her if she would like to help me start our own deaf club, so we set up Friends club in partnership with London Deaf Information Service (LDIS), in Beckton, because I had the space in our community centre and there were no other deaf clubs in the area.

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