Doctors from non-German-speaking countries who want to work in Germany need strong German language skills in order to be granted a license to practice medicine. Here are some handy tips to help with doctor-patient communication.
Clinics and hospitals use the services of medical translators and medical interpreters, but what is the difference between the two? The answer lies in the type of communication involved.
When hospitals in Germany, Austria and Switzerland offer treatment to international patients, what communications need to be translated?