FOI 3026 Interpreters

The following questions refer to any translation from another language into English, or from English into another language.

For the last four financial years, please provide the following details:

1. How much your trust has spent on the translation of written information for patients or carers?

No records are kept on translations of written information. There is only the total amount spent recorded for the total interpreting bill.

2. How much your trust has spent on translation/interpreter services?

2012/13 £30,333.15

2013/14 £20,702.95

2014/15 £35,593.55

2015/16 £36,500.00

3. How much your trust has been spent on the employment of translators/interpreters?

2012/13 £30,333.15

2013/14 £20,702.95

2014/15 £35,593.55

2015/16 £36,500.00 

4. How much your trust has spent on employing advocates for non-English speakers?

 RSCH does not employ advocates for non-English speakers 

5. Which languages did your interpreters/translators work from or to?

a) Please list each language

This information is not recorded centrally and in such a form that we can provide a response. 

b) Please list the number of interpreters/translators who worked for you in each language

The RSCH uses agencies and as such the number of interpreters/agencies fluctuates 

c) Please list how many times the interpreters/translators worked for you in each language.

This information is not recorded centrally and in such a form that we can provide a response.

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