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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Please find information on our services and visiting restrictions in our COVID-19 section.

Patients and visitors must wear a face covering in our hospitals.

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Interpreting and translation services

Website accessibility

This website incorporates 'ReachDeck' (previously known as 'Browsealoud') software.

To use ReachDeck, either click on the Listen / Translate button or the ReachDeck icon. These are usually located at the bottom right of the page; the option displayed will vary according to your cookie preferences.

This is what the ReachDeck icon looks like:

ReachDeck icon

Interpreting and translation

Interpreting and translation services are provided by the NHS.

It is very important that you understand and are fully involved in making decisions about your care and treatment.

Please ask ward staff if you need help with:

To find out if assistance has been booked, please contact the department where you are being seen.

July 2021 - Healthwatch survey

Have you, or someone you know, used an interpreter for health and care appointments and treatment?

Healthwatch wants to hear about your experiences in Oxfordshire.

Healthwatch survey - using interpreters

Contact Healthwatch for a copy of the survey in another language, on paper or in large print, or for help to fill it in.

Tel: 01865 520520

Sign language

InterpretersLive! enables sign language users to call into and be called by the Trust. Messages or information can be relayed through an interpreter visible to the sign language user.

This service can also be used for telephone consultations and appointments, where appropriate.

Telephone interpreting for users of sign language