Primary Health Interpreting Service (PHIS)

ADHB's interpreting service continues to promote free interpreting services to Primary Health Organizations and other enrolled Non Governmental Organizations. ADHB are pleased to notice a significant increase in the service uptake by PHOs and other enrolled NGOs.

Current service users of the free interpreting services are:

  • General Practices
  • All PHO Services
    • Breast Screening
    • Retinal Screening Services
    • Psychological Services
    • Podiatrist Services
    • Physiotherapists
  • Community based retinal screening services
  • Pharmacy Services
  • Community Laboratory Services
  • Community Radiology Services
  • Community Pre-school Oral Health Education Services
  • Plunket Nurses
  • Accident & Medical Clinics
  • Independent Midwives
  • Home-based Support Services (ADHB only)
  • Birthcare (ADHB only)
  • Parent & Family Resource Centre (for parents and families of children and young people with disabilities
  • Arthritis NZ
  • Mercy Hospice
  • Family Planning Association
  • Positive Women Incorporated
  • Cancer Society New Zealand
  • Fertility Associates

(List not inclusive)

Using Interpreting services improves the quality of service for non/limited-English speaking patients and hearing impaired patients. Telephone interpreting remains a preferred medium, face to face interpreting is available (criteria apply). This service is FREE for you and your patients.

Resources:

User Guide For Practices
User Guide For Practices

Booking Template

For further information or an information pack please contact, Venera Ukmata (Project Manager) on 09 6309943 ext: 27137 or 021 414 709.