Sri Lankan wins lawsuit against NHS as midwives fail to explain why she needed to feed her son due to language barrier

Daily Telegraph   /   News   /   13 April 2018

Judge rules midwives failed to hire an interpreter to tell mother to feed her baby and the eight-year-old is now in line for multi-million-pound NHS compensation because midwives were negligent in failing to tackle the language barrier.

Home Office interpreters reluctant to travel to Northern Ireland

BBC News   /   News   /   20 March 2018

Home Office interpreters are "reluctant to travel to Northern Ireland", leading to delays in a human trafficking investigation, a court has heard. The Home Office will only use its own approved Vietnamese interpreters, a Northern Ireland court was told.

Fees charged by police forces for interpreters revealed

Huddersfield Daily Examiner   /   News   /   04 January 2018

Here's how much West Yorkshire Police will spend on interpreters

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. 

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