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Language Line

UK specialists in telephone interpreting, face-to-face interpreting and document translation, for the public and business sector. They provide immediate and 24-hour access to qualified and UK trained interpreters in over 150 languages, 7 days a week, all year round. Tel: 020 7520 1430 Fax: 020 7520 1450

Link [Last update: 2008-03-06; 11:57]

NHS Direct available if English is not your language of choice

NHS Direct's contact page is available in 12 languages. These are located at the bottom of the left hand column.
Telephone 0845 4647
If English is not your clients preferred language, NHS can provide confidential interpreters, in many languages, within minutes. All you need to do is state in English the language you use. Alternatively, someone can make the call on clients behalf and wait until an interpreter is on the line before client take the phone.
While the service is essentially patient focused, NHS Direct has confirmed that as long as the patient is with you, then you may use their service.

Link [Last update: 2008-03-06; 11:58]

Cambridgeshire Interpreting and Translation Service

CINTRA offers a complete interpreting and translation service for the public services in Cambridgeshire and the East of England.

Link [Last update: 2008-03-06; 12:01]

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