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Easy Read CHD with NHS England

NHS England produced a document to outline the changes in the (CHD) proposals. We utilized our specialist skills and expertise to assist and develop the document. Developed for NHS England

Project objective

NHS England produced a document to outline the changes in the Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) proposals. The document needed to be produced in a version that is accessible for all to read and understand.

We produced an Easy Read version of the original document. We utilized our specialist skills and expertise to assist and develop the document.

We used our speech and language expertise alongside our design background to provide an industry standard document that would fit the regulations that Easy Read documents demands.

We adhered to European standards and Easy read form and layout design specifications.

Certain documents that contain information for a wider audience may need to be converted into an Easy Read format to enable all to understand and engage with.

We have expert knowledge and experience in Healthcare and education, mainly speech and language, we use those skill and knowledge base to provide the best deliverable Easy Read document.

Project output

We adhere to the European Standards of Easy Read; with this we incorporate our experience in Speech and Language, which can provide correct contextual Easy Read text.

We also can design Easy Read images to go alongside the text along with the full design of the document. These are of a tested and expert level that can provide the extra clarification and detail from illustrations that make the documents fully Easy Read.

We can managed the whole document creation, from original content to drafts and to the full delivery.

We can outsource the content and use our expertise and wide user group, acquired through years of work within Speech and language, to provide the highest standards. This way the process is dynamic, reliable and of high quality.

Impact

The consultation, which ran until 17 July 2017, aimed to gather as many views as possible from patients, families and clinical experts and included face to face meetings around the country, webinars and an online survey.