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Yellow card?Access card?

QueenofdisabilitiesQueenofdisabilities Member Posts: 91 Connected
Hi please can someone tell me firstly what is a 
Yellow card?
Plus what is an Acess card?
I heard Ross mention 1 of these 2.
I'm.severely disabled jusy wondered what they 
both are?


  • Ross_ScopeRoss_Scope Posts: 4,213

    Scope community team

    Hi @Queenofdisabilities

    The Access Card is a card designed so that disabled people have something to identify their disability to others. It has numerous symbols on the bottom and if you are visually impaired for example, your card will have the symbol which indicates you will find seeing things difficult. It has similar symbols for most kinds of impairment.

    Yellow Card is a scheme designed for people to:
    "Report suspected side effects to medicines, vaccines or medical device and diagnostic adverse incidents used in coronavirus treatment to the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency to ensure safe and effective use"

    Find out more information here.
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