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Why Black History Month is more important than ever this year?

What is Black History Month? The story of Black History Month begins in 1915, half a century after the Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery in the United States. The Harvard-trained historian Carter G. Woodson and the prominent minister Jesse E. Moorland founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and...

Supporting BAME Mental Health in the Criminal Justice System 

Supporting BAME Mental Health in the Criminal Justice System  In 2016, the NHS published The Five Year Forward View For Mental Health. A critical part of the report was setting out pathways for people from BAME communities to effectively seek out mental health support while in the criminal justice system.   For many BAME individuals, mental health...

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F2F Interpreting Best Practice During a Crisis

Interpreting Best Practice During a Crisis  Popular forms of remote interpreting, primarily telephone interpreting and video conferencing, have been the saving grace for communication support as the UK moves through the different stages of the COVID-19 response.   The benefits of remote telehealth services are well documented, but even during socially distanced times, there are still...

Accessible Information Standard – What it means in Practice

From 1st August 2016, all NHS and publicly funded social care programs are required to abide by the Accessible Information Standard. The Standard was introduced to offer guidance around best practice for communication support to service users with a disability or sensory impairment, ensuring they receive the right care...

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Top Online GP Consultation Providers

There is no denying that COVID-19 has and will change the way we deliver healthcare across the world. Digital solutions that have previously been received with scepticism and has now been our saviour in these difficult times.   Getting an appointment with your GP is not always easy and with practices...