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Accessible Information Standard
Accessible Information Standard comes into force
New framework will ensure clearer health and care information for disabled people and their carers. People with disabilities will benefit from improved health and care after new requirements come into force today, ensuring they receive easily accessible information and support. The Accessible Information Standard aims to ensure that people who have a disability, impairment or […]
NHS England launches accessible information standard
New framework set to simplify care information for disabled patients and their carers. Disabled patients are set to benefit from improved healthcare after a new law comes into force to ensure information they receive is clear, consistent and easy to understand. The Accessible Information Standard will be implemented on 31 July 2016 and aims to […]
Patients to benefit from new NHS England ‘Accessible Information Standard’
From today (13 August), NHS England will be consulting on improving access to information formats such as ‘easy read’ and braille and to British Sign Language interpreters. Making sure hospitals, GP practices and other NHS and adult social service providers give people information in the best format for their needs, is the aim of NHS […]