Translation and Interpreting Services

The Foundation Trust ensures that it meets the needs of its patients in providing equality of access to services, by providing access to a range of translation and interpreting services, for those patients who need or request such assistance.

For further information please contact customercare@hhft.nhs.uk

Patient/health information in languages other than English

Alzheimer’s Society - https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/site/scripts/documents_info.php?documentID=1004

Beating Bowel Cancer - https://www.beatingbowelcancer.org/patient-booklets-factsheets-0

Breast Cancer Care - https://www.breastcancercare.org.uk/information-support/publications (All publications available on request in large print, Braille, audio CD or DAISY format; selected publications available in other languages)

British Heart Foundation - https://www.bhf.org.uk/publications (large print versions as well as other languages – click on ‘advanced search’ for a list of languages available)

British Liver Trust - http://www.britishlivertrust.org.uk/publications/translations/

Deaf Cancer Wise - http://www.ac2.com/webdevelopment/sites/deafcancerwise/welcome (any page on Deaf Cancer Wise can be translated into British Sign Language by clicking on the BSL symbol)

Diabetes UK - https://www.diabetes.org.uk/Guide-to-diabetes/Information-in-different-languages1/

Macmillan Cancer Support - http://www.macmillan.org.uk/information-and-support/resources-and-publications/other-formats

Motor Neurone Disease Association - http://www.mndassociation.org/life-with-mnd/publications-pabmnd/publications-in-different-languages/

Multiple Sclerosis Society - https://www.mssociety.org.uk/ms-resources/what-ms-booklet-english

NHS Choices - http://www.nhs.uk/pages/home.aspx (any page on NHS Choices can be translated by clicking on the Translate toolbar and selecting the appropriate language)

Parkinson’s UK - http://www.parkinsons.org.uk/publication-topic/translated-publications

Stroke Association - https://www.stroke.org.uk/resources (use ‘filter by language’ toolbar to select appropriate language)

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