This report focuses on what it is like for people in the d/Deaf community to access GP-led services in County Durham and what support they have received and what further support would help them. We have also spoken to GP practices to find out what support they provide to the d/Deaf community.
Our trained representatives went into Tow Law Surgery on 28th June 2023 to get feedback from the patients using the doctors surgery. We carried out 11 individual interviews with patients and left surveys in the reception area prior to our visit and 7 were completed beforehand.
Below are some recommendations we have suggested to the surgery, you can find out more by reading our report linked below.