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How can we ensure the NHS retain digital improvements post COVID-19?

How can we ensure the NHS retain digital improvements post COVID-19? The NHS have done a remarkable job tackling the greatest global health crisis in a generation, and the language industry has been forced to evolve concurrently to continue to provide communication support successfully. As the UK prepares to traverse the...

Accessible Information Standard – What it means in Practice

From 1st August 2016, all NHS and publicly funded social care programs are required to abide by the Accessible Information Standard. The Standard was introduced to offer guidance around best practice for communication support to service users with a disability or sensory impairment, ensuring they receive the right care...

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Video Interpreting – Why so many departme are making the switch.

With the current outbreak of COVID-19 increasing momentum, the precautionary measures taken by the healthcare sector must be adhered to in all areas. It should then come as no surprise that the number of NHS organisations relying solely on remote interpreting (speaking to patients through the use of an...

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Top Online GP Consultation Providers

There is no denying that COVID-19 has and will change the way we deliver healthcare across the world. Digital solutions that have previously been received with scepticism and has now been our saviour in these difficult times.   Getting an appointment with your GP is not always easy and with practices...

Is this the end of the line for Face to Face Interpreting?

No one can deny that the COVID-19 outbreak has destroyed and rebuilt the landscape of the language industry overnight. It’s no surprise that the amount of face to face interpreters being requested has dropped exponentially, the numbers dropping day by day. Many in the industry are fearfully asking, will...