In April, most of the TLS team attended the Yorkshire Interpreter Network, YIN, Training day on the 21st entitled “World Café Day”, all except Max that is who was busy swanning around North America at the time, so I suppose we can let him off that one eh 😊 This was a day devised by our very own Van Holtom based on dilemmas in the profession and held at the new Leeds deaf club.
The great news for all you working interpreters out there especially in the Lincolnshire area is that as from mid-February TLS has secured a contract to provide a service for United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust and CCG’s which now brings us at TLS to five main NHS contracts from the East Midlands moving North. This of course means that we are very keen to create a list of local interpreters to help meet the contract servicing… Interested?
Hello and a happy new year to one and all from the new look Topps team, more about the team later….We hope you all had a very festive season and managed to avoid all the colds, flu’s, bugs and viruses that seem to have been doing the rounds! If not we very much hope that will be back in the saddle as quickly as possible. We are all very much looking forward to working alongside you throughout 2018.
Almost 140 deaf patients have been supported through their CHFT experience by Topp Language Solutions – our specialist British Sign Language (BSL) provider – since we started working with them June. Managing Director Cassandra Topp told us their experience of working with our Trust has been excellent….
If you are a member of the Deaf community and looking for employment then join Topp Language Solutions at the Victoria Leeds Recruitment Fair. We will be on hand to meet & greet you plus provide free translations services to help you get the most from the event.
A new guide to help organisations responsible for planning and commissioning local hearing services for deaf people and those with diminishing hearing is launched by NHS England today (19 July). The Commissioning Services for People with Hearing Loss – a Framework for Clinical Commissioning Groups …
Almost 11 million people in the UK have hearing difficulties or is Deaf – and having feedback from our local Deaf community has helped us select a new British Sign Language provider from 1 June 2016. From this date we will be working with a specialist …
The NHS Accessible Information Standard will come into effect on 31st July 2016. The Accessible Information Standard tells organisations how they should make sure that disabled patients receive information in formats that they can understand and receive appropriate support to help them to communicate.
More than 11 million people in the UK have some form of hearing loss and with it being Deaf Awareness week what better time for more of us to try and learn some basic sign language. Well that’s exactly what some students in Exeter have been out and about encouraging more of us to do.