Interpreting

The HSCP provides access to range of interpreting services to  minimise barriers for patients and services users to accessing the best possible health and social care.

For information on the interpreting services provided by West Dunbartonshire Council for Social Care Services and information on  how staff can access them please click the following link http://intranet.west-dunbarton.gov.uk/transformation/communications-culture-communities/performance-strategy-team/our-services/equalities/communication-translation-and-interpretation/ 

 

The HSCP contact for the code for Language Line bookings 01389 737 750

http://intranet.west-dunbarton.gov.uk/media/1170/language-line-guide-to-using-services.pdf

For information on the interpreting services provided by NHSGGC for health care services including independent contractors such as GPs and information on how staff and contractors can access them click the following link.

http://www.equalitiesinhealth.org/public_html/staff_working_with_interpreters.html

The patient information leaflet is also available here  http://www.equalitiesinhealth.org/publications/Spoken-Interp-leaflet-Feb15.pdf

Please point to the language card if you need assistance so that the relevant interpreter can be sourced.

http://www.equalitiesinhealth.org/public_html/documents/194398LanguagesIdentificationPoster.pdf

ContactSCOTLAND-BSL They connect Deaf BSL users across Scotland with all of Scotland's public authorities including the HSCP through a dedicated team of interpreters. For more information on how to use go to www.contactscotland-bsl.org

 

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