Would you accept an unregistered and unqualified doctor for your healthcare appointments?

06 May 2021

You are more at risk when working with unregistered and unqualified language service professionals. How do you know they are qualified to the required minimum standards if they are not registered? If something does go wrong in your appointment, what recourse do you have?

Imagine working with someone who claims to be a sign language interpreter in a healthcare setting and they inadvertently provide you with the wrong information in British Sign Language? It could be life-threatening for you.

Working with NRCPD registered language service professionals means that you are better protected from poor practice. NRCPD have checked that they are fully qualified and can safely practice and offer a high quality language service for Deaf and Hard of Hearing people across the UK.

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