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Call for Syrian refugees' interpreters to get psychological support

Guardian   /   News   /   26 December 2017

Interpreters for Syrian refugees in Scotland should be given psychological support as a “priority” due to the stress the work causes, according to a study. 

Google Pixel Buds language translation tested

BBC Technology   /   News   /   22 November 2017

BBC journalist tests Google's new Pixel Buds headphones which can translate speech. 

Hospital spends £296,815 a year on translators

Express and Star   /   News   /   18 November 2017

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust spend £296,815 on translation services in 2016/17, compared to sums between £153,000 and £157,000 in the three previous years. "It is not appropriate for our clinical staff, or patients’ relatives to translate information to or from patients", a trust spokeswoman said.

Teen-aged son interpreting at hearing dismissed

The Reading Chronicle   /   HMCTS Interpreting Reports   /   06 November 2017

The hearing was adjourned when the council solicitor recommended the meeting be rearranged to allow for a proper interpreter to be drafted in.

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