If English is not your first language, we can arrange for an interpreter to come to your appointments and assist you if you’re in hospital. You can also bring a friend or relative with you to help you.
If you’re hearing or speech-impaired, we can arrange for a qualified communicator or sign language interpreter to help you.
You can request an interpreter or communicator for appointments at our community hospitals, clinics and other community settings by contacting the Patient Experience Team:
- text 07827 312699
- email email@example.com
- freephone 08006 335547
- landline 01228 608257
You can request an interpreter or communicator for appointments or stays at Cumberland Infirmary by contacting the Patient Advice and Liaison Service:
- email firstname.lastname@example.org
- landline 01228 814008
You can request an interpreter or communicator for appointments or stays at West Cumberland Hospital by contacting the Patient Advice and Liaison Service:
- email email@example.com
- landline 01946 523818
You can also download and print this picture tool to help you at your appointments or during your hospital stay.
If you need a translation of any of our leaflets or publications, or need a different format like:
- large print
Please email the Communications Team on firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01228 603890. You can also write to them at: