Multilingual Phrase book

Access translators.

Supply all the local hospitals with interpreters on a 24 hour basis. They are also included in the National Emergency Plan, as well the Mountain Rescue. For details please contact Cathy Goode, 13 Bruach na Laoi, Union Quay, Cork.(021) 4316 022.

Language identification frontsheet

The NHS in the UK have prepared Emergency multilingual phrasebooks that are available for download. Please note that the information they produce is under Crown copyright, which is administered by Her Majesty's Stationery Office. Local copies (linked below) have been reproduced with permission (Core Licence from UK Crown Copyright).

If you are unsure which interpreter is needed, the language identification sheet may be useful. More HSE background information please see Guidance in Using Interpretation Services.

Cathy Goode
13 Bruach na Laoi, Union Quay, Cork
Tel: +353 21 4316 022,Fax: +353 21 4316 073


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Multilingual phrasebook

Content by: Cathy Goode, Dr Íomhar O' Sullivan 15/11/2004. Reviewed Dr ÍOS 22/01/2007. Last review Dr ÍOS 1/06/21.