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Health and Social Services use of sign language interpreters (FOI)

Health and Social Services use of sign language 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 had to pay for a sign language interpreter for a patient to see a doctor and / or specialist at Jersey's General Hospital?


How many times was this service requested in:

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


How much did this service cost Jersey's Health Department in each of these years?


A to C 

The Health and Social Services department do not pay for any sign language interpreter for clients of doctors and specialists. Any requirements for British Sign Language interpretation are carried out by social workers on behalf of their client and therefore no extraneous costs are incurred.

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