Translated Coronavirus Advice
Coronavirus advice translated into 60 different languages is available via Doctors of the World
New On-demand Video interpreting for British Sign Language – Coming soon!
The new platform (StarLeaf) will be launched in February 2022 and will allow you access to a BSL interpreter without booking in advance. Please ensure that you have reviewed the guidance and undertaken all practice requirements.
Service user experience of interpreting services in Lambeth, Lewisham, Southwark. The CCG is working with DA Languages to collate feedback on service users’ experience of the interpreting services provided at GP surgeries across Lambeth, Lewisham, and Southwark. The findings will assist commissioners in ongoing service development and improvement. Please share you experience by completing our survey. The survey will remain open until Friday 1st April 2022
Service information for practice staff
Interpreting services are available to all patients registered with a GP in Lambeth, Lewisham, or Southwark. If you have a patient who requires an interpreter, then you can book a linguist with our service provider DA Languages Ltd.
Guidance and information on how to book a linguist can be found below.
As you are aware, we are still in a pandemic therefore Face-to-Face interpreting should only be used where absolutely necessary and be determined by a clinician based on the patient’s clinical needs.