The Benefits of Having a Specialist Translator for Medical Documents
Following the trend of global workforces and expanding your business worldwide, a huge number of companies are sending their employees to live and work abroad. According to the United Nations, there are an estimated 258 million international migrants across the world and this number is expected to rise in the next few years.
Moving to a different country can be a daunting yet exciting experience in many aspects. There is learning a new language; settling into a new home and adjusting to the norms and customs of the country.
For expats struggling to grasp the language, communicating with local professionals such as doctors and nurses can be difficult. This is especially true during emergency situations where a lack of understanding may lead to mistreatment or failure to diagnose a fatal illness. Therefore, it is important that patients can converse with their healthcare workers effectively and vice versa.
By hiring specialist medical translation services and interpreters, you can ensure all of your medical records are translated accurately for medical professionals to read. An interpreter will also be able to communicate with the doctors on your behalf and help you to understand the treatment being administered.
Without a professional translator, specialist medical terms and jargon will be difficult to understand; especially when reading from a doctor’s shorthand notes. A certified interpreter will have an in-depth knowledge of the medical field in order to accurately translate medical records; doctor manuals; instructions; prescriptions and patient records.
As the medical field is always changing, interpreters for technical translations also keep up-to-date with the latest medical research. By staying informed about new developments and terminology, a medical translator is able to develop a deeper understanding of the healthcare field and deliver medical translations to a high standard.
Absolute Translations work with a team of expert translators who have an in-depth understanding of the medical and pharmaceutical field. As a result, they can skillfully translate the specialist language and terminology of your documents into the target language.
Previously, we have worked with many medical organisations including the National Health Service; Princess Alexandra Hospital; General Medical Council; London Eye Hospital and London Spine Clinic.