Right to interpreter needs strengthening

Fountain, Barbara
August 2008
New Zealand Doctor;8/13/2008, p12
The article focuses on the warning issued by general practitioner (GP) Ben Gray that GPs should think twice before using untrained interpreters with their patients. According to Gray, greater recognition of the value of interpreting services in New Zealand is needed. He criticises the Code of Health and Disability Services Consumer Rights, which states that an interpreter should be provided where reasonably practicable.


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