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NHS: Translation Services

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 163077, tabled on 11 July 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps his Department takes to audit the (a) quality, (b) necessity and (c) value for money of translation services in the NHS.

Answered on

16 July 2018

Information on expenditure on translation services is not held centrally. There has been no central audit of translation services in the National Health Service, as these services are commissioned by individual NHS organisations.

Answered by

Department of Health and Social Care
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