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