Do you work in the medical profession? Here are 25 signs you can use in your workplace to communicate with Deaf people.

Click on the word to watch a video showing you how to sign that sign.

  • Afraid — I am afraid.
  • Angry — I am angry because I have been pressing the buzzer for a long time.
  • Appointment — An appointment has been made for you to go for an x-ray on Monday.
  • Blood Pressure
    • We need to take your blood pressure. This won't hurt.
    • You blood pressure is high.
  • Cold — I am cold. Can I have another blanket please.
  • Doctor — The Doctor will see you soon.
  • Feel
    • How do you feel?
    • That doesn't hurt but it feels uncomfortable.
  • Hot — I am really hot.
  • Hungry — Are you hungry?
  • Ill — I feel really ill.
  • Injection — I need to give you an injection. You will feel a little prick. Please roll up your sleeve.
  • Interpreter — Do you need an interpreter?
  • Medicine — Are you on any medication?
  • More — I need more pain killers/pain relief.
  • Nurse — Do you want to see the Nurse?
  • Pain
    • I am in pain.
    • Are you in pain?
  • Tablet
    • You can have another tablet at 2pm.
    • You need to take your tablets twice a day with food.
  • Therapist — As well as seeing the doctor, you will see a therapist for treatment to your leg.
  • Thirsty — I am really thirsty. can I have some water please.
  • Time — Your appointment is at (time) 10:30am.
  • Tired — I am tired, but cannot sleep.
  • Vomit — I feel like I am going to be sick (vomit).
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