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Interpreter trial ensures hospitals are no longer places where Aboriginal people ‘go to die’

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ABC News, ABC Kimberley By Matt Bamford,  Sat 7 Jul 2018  Many Aboriginal people feel like hospital is a place where they “go to die” but a groundbreaking trial is underway to change that. Interpreters have been introduced at hospitals in Western Australia’s far north to improve patients’ relationships with medical staff. Speaking between three and nine languages each, the...

Improving health literacy
: guidelines

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Clinical Advisor, July 03, 2016 It is no longer recommended that patients with low health literacy be identified. Instead, Universal Health Literacy Precautions are recommended. While some providers are concerned that using plain language with health-literate patients will offend, studies show that patients with adequate health literacy prefer to receive health information in an easier to...

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