Free webinar: technology and the NHS

Images of 4 speakers on the session Alex Barker, Lee Ballantyne, Abigail Gorman and James Watson-o'Neill. Text reads: Free webinar How the right tech can make the NHS accessible to allJoin AbilityNet for an upcoming free webinar on Tuesday 7 March at 1pm GMT, on How the right tech can make the NHS accessible to all.

Guest speakers Lee Ballantyne from NHS Wales alongside James Watson O-Neill and Abigail Gorman from Deaf health charity, SignHealth, will discuss technology issues related to the National Health Service (NHS).

In the webinar, AbilityNet Disability Consultant Alex Barker will also share his tips about apps and tech adjustments that can help patients and staff alike.

Plus, learn about how ongoing projects within the NHS are helping to boost the digital skills of staff, and how developments in the forthcoming Accessible Information Standard has highlighted priorities for change, informed by patients’ lived experience and NHS professionals. (You might also be interested in SignHealth's review of of the NHS Accessible Information Standard.)

During the webinar you will also be able to pose your questions to the panel about how patients and staff can use technology within and for the NHS. 

Live captions and British Sign Language (BSL) translation will be provided.

Watch the webinar recording


Alex Barker and others discuss their lived experiences of disability in AbilityNet's Don't Disable Me digital disability awareness training course

If you're looking for guidance about developing accessibility and inclusion at your organisation, get in touch with our expert team.

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