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ELS Gives Talk on Importance of Exporting at Event Organised by Liverpool Chamber of Commerce

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Share Express Language Solutions’ CEO Dina Railean will give a talk tomorrow 7 February 2013 on the role of exporting to overseas companies as a panelist at the Exporting Works event organised by the Liverpool Chamber of Commerce. The talk … Continue reading

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Medical Interpreters: Facilitating Communication between Doctor and Patient

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ShareIn a recent article in the Boston Globe, the importance of using medical interpreters to facilitate communication between doctor and patient is discussed by Dr. Kiran Gupta. Gupta argues that the use of interpreters in the medical profession, instead of … Continue reading

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Vicarious Trauma in Interpreting

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ShareAccording to the Vicarious Trauma Institute, vicarious trauma is defined as what happens to an individual’s neurological (or cognitive), physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual health while listening to traumatic stories or responding to traumatic situations while having to control emotional … Continue reading

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ELS Conference Interpreters in Action!

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Share            Last week, Express Language Solution was commissioned to provide its conference interpreting services to interpret an international conference. ELS’s team members consisted of 4 conference interpreters who interpreted for delegates from Liverpool and Parma at … Continue reading

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Top Tips for Healthcare Professionals and Interpreters Working Together- Part 2

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Share 1. Interpreters take notes while listening to ensure total recall when relating messages. These are confidential and should be left with the medical professional or destroyed. 2. If the interpreter is delivering simultaneous whispered interpreting (often called chuchotage), try … Continue reading

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Top Tips for Healthcare Professionals and Interpreters Working Together- Part 1

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Share 1. Make sure the interpreter has sufficient information about the proposed conversation prior to the appointment so that they can research terminology. It is best that this is done when booking an interpreter. Remember, medical professionals had to learn … Continue reading

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Using a Professional Interpreter Saves Lives and Offers Value for Money

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ShareThe English speaking world has a long tradition of immigration. Consequently, in the UK, USA and Australia, there are many residents who speak English less than fluently. This means that to access medical services they are in need of a … Continue reading

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ELS TIPS

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ShareWorking with Interpreters… 1.       Information When you book your interpreter, try to provide as much information as possible about the nature of the appointment. This enables the interpreter to check the terminology prior to the appointment. It is also a … Continue reading

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