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Nurses break down barriers

20th June 2007
Nurses and other NHS frontline staff at Selly Oak and Queen Elizabeth Hospitals are learning basics in Asian languages in a new translations scheme.  Staff at the hospitals are being given the chance to sign up for one day courses to learn useful phrases to deal with ethnic minotiry patients. A translation tool on the trust's website is also being developed to aid patients across south Birmingham who use Selly Oak and the Queen Elizabeth Hospitals.

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Article Information

Title: Nurses break down barriers
Author: Anne Waller
Article Id: 3186
Date Added: 20th Jun 2007

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Birmingham Mail

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