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.


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.