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Stereotypes and semaphore, leave them coming back for more, pieces missing, nothing fitting, complications galore
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    Stereotypes and semaphore, interpreters and the NHS

    Dear Editor,

    I read with interest the article of Elspeth Webb (Arch Dis Child Educ Pract Ed 2005;90: ep11-14). I find the content interesting and well set out and would agree what is in the article. However, I do feel there is a section missing. I feel that some visitors to this country, be they short term or permanent, seem to take no responsibility for their own welfare when it comes to language barriers. Emphasis...

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