The Multicultural Health service is responsible for ensuring culturally and linguistically diverse clients (CALD) and the deaf ;have access and equity within the public health system across the HNE Health.
The Service has three distinct programs
Multicultural Health Liaison Programs which works across clinical units to provide support for CALD clients, service planning, education and advice for staff
Health Care Interpreter Service provides interpreters onsite, by telephone and video conferencing for health professional within the local health district
The Refugee Health Service provides on arrival health screening and health care for refugees on arrival in the local health district