Case Number 3103
Request Date 13/06/2013
Completion Date 25/07/2013

 

Details of the Request

  1. Please tell me how many times interpretation services were required at your trust in each of the following financial years: a) 2008/9 b) 2009/10 c) 2010/11 d) 2011/12 e) 2012/13
  2. Please tell me the total cost of interpretation services in each of the following financial years: a) 2008/9 b) 2009/10 c) 2010/11 d) 2011/12 e) 2012/13
  3. Please tell me the top five languages required in the last financial year, i.e. 2012/13. E.g. 1) Spanish 2) Polish 3) Greek 4) Arabic 5) Chinese

 

Details of the Response

Questions 1 and 3

Ashford & St Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust confirms that it holds the information you requested. However, the Trust considers that this information is exempt under section 12 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. The estimated cost of complying with your request exceeds the limit of £450 for a public authority outside central government, representing one person spending 18 hours determining whether the authority holds the information and locating, retrieving and extracting the information.

 

Question 2

  2013 2012 2011 2009/2010 2008/2009
Total 35,766 42,448 21,602 17,914 16,663

Includes Braille/Sign language, as it would take too long to split out this detail, as the information is not readily available.