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Health and Social Services use of interpreters (FOI)

Health and Social Services use of interpreters (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by States of Jersey and published on 08 December 2017.



How many times has Jersey's Health Department paid for a language interpreter for a patient to speak to a doctor and / or specialist who doesn't speak English?

B How many times was an interpreter paid for in:

  • 2012
  • 2013
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017


How much did this service cost the department in each of these years?



All doctors and specialists working for Health and Social Services speak English.

B and C

​Year​Number of times an interpreter was paid for ​Cost of the interpreter service
​2016​3368 ​£86,654
​2017​2457  ​£69,816


Please note that as 2017 is not yet complete, the figures represented above are accurate as to 31 October 2017.

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