Nurse’s translation aids people from 200 countries

Tralelho medical translation website

A night nurse in the casualty department at Rennes CHU hospital has built a simple medical translation website which allows French-speaking staff to communicate with patients in 200 countries’ languages.

Marion Verdaguer taught herself how to build a website, and worked on the project during her time off.

“I saw a number of occasions where staff in the casualty unit were not able to communicate with foreign patients and make a diagnosis,” she told The Connexion.

“Medical terms can be complicated, even when people speak our language well.”

The www.Tralelho.fr site can be accessed from ...

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