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Deaf Patients Being Left Behind By NHS

June 11, 2018

A very important feature from the brilliant Victoria Derbyshire show.

 

A lack of face-to-face interpreters is meaning deaf patients are missing key operations and being informed of serious medical issues – such as a miscarriage – via a tablet computer, we’ve learned.

Many of those affected say they want to be treated as equals by the NHS.

Anna Collinson reports.

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