Language Access Interpreter Services

Why Should I Request a Trained Health Interpreter?

For PEACE of mind. Trained health interpeters are:

Professional

Effective

Accurate

Confidential

Equitable/Impartial

Trained health interpreters help bridge language barriers between you and your patient. This can help:

  • Enhance patient safety
  • Increase patient understanding and satisfaction
  • Improve quality of care
  • Ensure informed consent
  • Improve patient access to care
  • Protect confidential patient information
  • Build relationships between you and the patient
  • Meet your professional and legal obligations

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Traditional Territories Acknowledgement
The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority acknowledges that it provides health services in facilities located in Treaty One and Treaty Five territories, the homelands of the Métis Nation and the original lands of the Inuit people. The WRHA respects and acknowledges harms and mistakes, and we dedicate ourselves to collaborate in partnership with First Nation, Métis and Inuit people in the spirit of reconciliation.
Click here to read more about the WRHA's efforts towards reconciliation

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