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Deaf population to benefit from new technology

Tue, 28 Apr 2015


The Island's deaf community will benefit from a new sign-language interpretation service.

The online service will operate by video link - connecting to a live language interpreter over a computer webcam or on a tablet device.

The Department of Health and Social Care says this will save around £1,000 on consultant visits and improve the delivery of care at Noble's Hospital.

Head of audiology Stephen Griffiths says it'll make life much easier for patients:
 

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