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Episode 78 Lost in Translation

Episode 78 Lost in Translation

Update: 2021-11-06
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How can we make sure people who do not speak English get equal access to information and good quality care? Here I discuss the challenges and the importance of translation & interpreting services in maternity care.

Want to know more?
Guidance and stats
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/language-interpretation-migrant-health-guide#main-messages
https://www.ethnicity-facts-figures.service.gov.uk/uk-population-by-ethnicity/demographics/english-language-skills/latest
Happy baby Community report
https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5b716e858f51302a7d855889/t/5fabf4ca5ae8b92bcf6bac27/1605104859360/HBC+Birth+Companion+Evaluation_A4_Oct+2020.pdf
BL3 initiative
https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/going-through-without-speaking-language-20885721

Useful pregnancy resources in different languages
https://myhealth.london.nhs.uk/maternity/useful-tips-and-advice/pregnancy-information-in-different-languages/
https://www.mybirthmychoice.co.uk/antenatal-education/information-in-different-languages/
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/screening-tests-for-you-and-your-baby
https://action-on-pre-eclampsia.org.uk/public-area/pre-eclampsia-information/download-our-leaflets-in-your-language/
https://gbss.org.uk/professional-resources/free-resources/gbs-information-in-your-own-language/
https://en-gb.padlet.com/charlotteeaston1/Bookmarks?fbclid=IwAR0Ht8K2OLZZrSQHZvQXswVhOiRSQIIWzhaK3ZWtZIEzyPwmrM3nFRyqvtM 
https://www.cardmedic.com/ 

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 My beautiful artwork is thank to Anna Geyer www.newpossibilities.co.uk



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Episode 78 Lost in Translation

Episode 78 Lost in Translation

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