This policy and practice brief reports on the learnings and achievements of the Bridging the Gap initiative Language in Labour. The initiative found that improving interpreter engagement in high intensity hospital birth suites is possible with supportive leadership, multidisciplinary
NSW Refugee Health Service has developed a free online tool which produces an appointment letter in 17 languages. It is simple to use and fast, enabling the letter to be printed off during a consultation and given to patients before they leave your ward or clinic.
The Victorian Government Policy and Procedures: ‘Using Interpreting Services’ and ‘Effective Translations’ provide direction to Victorian Government departments and funded agencies on policy and legal obligations, and how to plan and deliver successful interpre
These weblinks and documents are regularly used by those in clinical practice. 1. For GPs and Practice Nurses: Medicare item numbers: Factsheet 2. For GPs and Practice Nurses: Medicare item numbers: Q&A Sheet 3. Interpretering for Doctors Further useful links may be found at <C