Study of public service interpreting and translating practice in healthcare settings in the metropolitan area of barcelona

Noelia Burdeus Domingo, Marta Arumí Ribas

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    Abstract

    This paper aims to describe the organization of Public Service Interpreting and Translating (PSIT) in healthcare settings in Barcelona. In doing so, a detailed indirect observation process using semi-structured interviews has been conducted. Both healthcare professionals and staff in charge of PSIT services were interviewed. The results obtained allowed to describe the PSIT services provided in the studied centers, the profile of its users and its providers, as well as the profile of the healthcare staff. Moreover, the paper focuses in describing how the service of PSIT is being carried and how it is being assessed.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)17-36
    JournalSendebar
    Issue number23
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2012

    Keywords

    • Healthcare settings
    • Public Service Translation and Interpreting
    • Qualitative approach

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