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Doctors in Wales should speak Welsh

BMJ 1997; 315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7106.445f (Published 23 August 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:445
  1. Roger Dobson
  1. Gwent

    More Welsh language training courses for doctors and other professionals are urged in a report from the Welsh Language Board.

    The report says that patients who are unwell or under pressure are more comfortable talking about their problems in their first language but are sometimes unable to do so. The report's author, Professor Colin Williams from the University of Wales, Cardiff, said: “Many people we …

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