The majority of MaryFaith’s interpreting work takes place in a medical environment including hospital outpatients and consultants appointments, day surgical procedures and visits to local GP surgeries. She is keenly aware of the significance and impact of clear communication with regard to diagnosis and treatment.
Prior to redirection to interpreting and work with deaf people, MaryFaith was studying for her nursing degree. She is able, therefore, to apply her knowledge of human anatomy and physiology, her experience within the environment of doctors’ offices and hospitals to her work as an interpreter. Her MA academic work in the ‘specialist settings’ module focused on the medical domain and MaryFaith has developed a specialism in interpreting in this area.