Please find attached below some useful resources that can help when accessing interpreting services:


Interpretation and Translation policy – An overview of the local interpreting and translation policy used by NHS organisations.


Improving the Health of Asylum Seekers – An Overview – A research paper on how health of asylum seekers can be improved.


Ethnicity and Race fact file – Information regarding the ethnic make up of the North East


National Occupational Standards for Interpreting – The National Occupational Standards in Interpreting set out what individuals need to do, and the knowledge and skills they need, to be competent professional interpreters