thebigword secures new contract with Surrey and Borders NHS Trust

Global language technology company, thebigword, has secured a new contract with Surrey and Borders NHS Trust to support with a range of language services.

Surrey and Borders Partnership is a leading provider of health and social care services for people with mental ill-health and learning disabilities in Surrey and North East Hampshire and drug and alcohol services in Surrey and Brighton.

They also provide social care services for people with a learning disability in Croydon and Autism and ADHD assessment services in Hampshire.

thebigword will be providing translation support as well as a variety of interpreting services including face to face, telephone and video remote interpreting.

Matthew Lowe, Senior Vice President of Global Sales at thebigword Group said: “thebigword has a great track record of delivering top quality language services in a health and social setting and I am delighted we can support Surrey and Borders NHS Trust with their language needs.

Matthew Lowe added: “Imagine receiving vital information in a medical emergency. Being able to understand what is being communicated could make all the difference between life and death and we are proud we can help bridge any possible language barriers with this new contract.”

The hospitals using thebigword’s remote telephone and video services not only save time and money, but reduce the risk of COVID-19 and protects medical professionals, patients and linguists.