Reference 2017-76

REF:            2017-76

Subject:        Interpreters for patients

          

 

Request:

  1. How much did your Trust pay for the services of translators for patients in each of the last three financial years? (i) 2013/14, (II) 2014/15 and (iii) 2015/16?
  1. If possible please state what the most expensive hourly rate was, which language it was for and how many hours were purchased at this rate?

 

 

Response:

How much did your Trust pay for the services of translators for patients in each of the last three financial years? (i) 2013/14, (II) 2014/15 and (iii) 2015/16? Under Section 21 – information already reasonably accessible

 

This exemption applies if the information requested is already accessible to the requester. You could apply this if you know that the requester already has the information, or if it is already in the public domain.

 

Please follow the link to our public website:

http://www.boltonft.nhs.uk/reference-2017-18/

If possible please state what the most expensive hourly rate was which language it was for and how many hours were purchased at this rate? We are unable to provide details of hourly rates paid to providers as per confidentiality clauses within our contract.  The table attached however indicates the overall number of requests for interpreters in each language (both face to face and telephone)

 

Please see attached file.

2017-76-foi-request-interpreters-for-patients [12 kb] Ms Excel