​​​​​​​Multicultural Health Service

The Multicultural Health Service supports clinicians to provide equitable and accessible public health care to culturally and linguistically diverse patients and Deaf People.

The Service has three distinct programs

  • Health Care Interpreter Service provides interpreters by telephone, video and on site for health professional within Hunter New England Local Health Districts, and other districts and providers by agreement.

  • Multicultural Health Liaison Programs which works across clinical units to provide support for CALD clients, service planning, education and advice  for staff

  • The Refugee Health Service provides on arrival health screening and health care for refugees on arrival in the local health district

​​Contact - ​HNELHD-MulticulturalHealth@health.nsw.gov.au​ or 4924 6285

Service Manager - Ashley Young, ashley.young@health.nsw.gov.au 


Quick Links - 

​For non urgent appointments - book an interpreter online now:

Our interpreters can connect via video, for a faster face to face connection. Check out the Telehealth page to find out what you will need to do:

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South Western Sydney Local Health District has developed a great tool for creating Appointment Remiders in languages other than English:​


Interested to know the refugee situation around the world? The UNHCR Operations Portal is a great place to start: ​