Although Hampshire County Council does not provide interpreters, we will sign post you to BSL/English interpreters who can provide more information on their services.
(Sonus) - provide communication support including qualified interpreters, communicators, notetakers (both electronic and manual) and lipspeakers
Spitfire House,28-29 High Street, Southampton,SO14 2DF
Tel: 023 8021 3888
Fax: 023 8021 3881
TEAM Communications - firstname.lastname@example.org
Voice: 01256 467081
Textphone: 01256 467087
Fax: 01256 321452
If you have an appointment with your GP or hospital and you need a BSL interpreter please contact your GP/hospital to book a BSL interpreter. The GP/hospital are responsible for booking a BSL interpreter. Please give the GP notice to book a BSL interpreter. This is funded by the local Primary Care Trust. Don’t forget that it is your right to have a qualified interpreter for medical appointments.
Police Link Officers are available with sign language, lipspeaking and Deafblind manual skills to communicate with people, to give information and advice, and to provide a link to other police departments.