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We are an experienced service provider to the healthcare sector since 2001. Language Direct offers over 189 community languages including rare languages such as Oromo. Our services include: Face-to-Face Interpretation Remote options such as Phone and Video Interpretations British Sign […]
Many deaf or hard-of-hearing people struggle to understand others behind masks as it does not allow them to lip read or focus on facial expressions to judge a situation.
During lockdown, there has been an evident shift of interpreting services moving from in person to online due to the Coronavirus. Telephone and video interpreting methods were already existing but not used as excessively as they are today. These remote […]
As England slowly lifts lockdown restrictions after strict guidelines for the last three months, many have been impacted in different ways. One of the most prominent ways is a negative affect on mental health. Childline is the country’s best-known service for child […]
The Coronavirus has taken utmost importance recently. It is spreading globally, affecting many people of different ages, halting day-to-day activities and causing the cancellation of events. Hand sanitisers are sold out, along with people fighting for toilet paper in supermarkets […]
Healthwatch released a report in January 2020 on an investigation they completed on the reality of interpreting for refugees and how effective services were in the North Yorkshire region. There were insights from 49 refugees in total, along with 25 […]
When working in the health sector, communication is key especially in a language that everyone can understand. That is professional medical interpreters come in. There is a diverse range of non-english speakers in the UK who require language assistance. The […]
One of the most challenging aspects of medical interpreting is interpreting for mental health patients. Mental health involves complex and interpersonal communication with individuals who may act, speak, or think in unusual ways. It adds several more hindrances to already […]
If you’re a nurse, physician, surgeon, doctor or anyone else working in the healthcare sector, it’s highly likely that you’ve encountered a communication problem with a patient at some point in your medical career. Scenario: Let’s say you’re working on […]