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Deaf Awareness Event 30th April

All Saints Hospital are holding a free Deaf Awareness event on the 30th April for professionals

The event will focus on mental health, deafness and the law, as well as psychology and deafness and the needs of Deaf prisoners. There will also be an opportunity to look around the wards at All Saints Hospital

The programme will be delivered by professionals with a number of years' experience in their field and with a special interest in the topics they present, as well as allowing a diverse range of professionals to share their experiences and knowledge of mental health and deafness.

This event will benefit professionals in Mental Health Care, Developmental Psychology and Psychiatry, Psychiatry of LD, Mental Health and Deafness, Education, Social Work, Prison Services, those in the Criminal Justice System and Commissioners of Services.

Agenda (subject to change)

08.45 - 09.15 - Registration and Refreshments

09.15 — 10.30 - Deafness, Mental Health and the Law - Dr Brendan Monteiro, Consultant Psychiatrist

10.30 — 10.45 - Refreshments

10.45 — 11.45 - Psychology and Deafness - Dr Catherine Smith, Forensic Psychologist

11.45 — 12.15 - Get out of Jail — Deaf Prisoners - Chris Duffy, Clinical Nurse Specialist

12.15 — 13.15 - Lunch and a chance to look around All Saints Hospital

13.15 — 15.30 - Deaf Awareness and Basic Signing — Cath Lock, Clinical Nurse/Communications Lead

15.30 — 16.00 - Questions and Close 

R.S.V.P. All Saints Hospital, 159 Grange Avenue, Oldham, OL8 4EF

If you would like to attend our Deaf Awareness Event, please contact Samantha Tattersall on 0161 622 4220 or email

British Sign Language Interpreter's are available on request.
If you would like a British Sign Language Interpreter please confirm this at the time of your booking