Identifying the factors influencing minority language use in health care education settings: a European perspective.

@article{Roberts2000IdentifyingTF,
  title={Identifying the factors influencing minority language use in health care education settings: a European perspective.},
  author={Gwerfyl Wyn Roberts and L Paden},
  journal={Journal of advanced nursing},
  year={2000},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={75-83}
}
The recent enhanced status of many minority languages across the European Community has led to increasing demands for their use within the public sector. This is particularly evident in health care, where, in circumstances of stress and vulnerability, denying opportunities for clients to communicate in their preferred language may place them at a personal disadvantage and compromise their health chances. In view of the exclusion of many minority languages from the public domain over the years… CONTINUE READING

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