Interpreting and Translation contract award

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Dear 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust,

In relation to the Interpreting and Translation contract awarded in
2015, please send me:

- the name and hourly rate price quoted by the winning bidder
- a copy of the winning tender for the above contract
- a list of all companies who tendered for this contract

I believe under the terms of the FOI Act 2000 I should receive this
information within 20 working days from today's date. I am happy to
receive the information by email.

Yours faithfully,

Sallar

FOI (5BP), 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Sallar,

Thank you for your recent email which has been received and a response is being co-ordinated. The Freedom of Information Act 2000 allows 20-working days for the Trust to respond and the deadline for your request is 21 September 2015.

In certain cases, the Act allows for an extension to this deadline. We will notify you as soon as possible if there is a need to extend the time limit.

The Trust has a statutory duty to provide advice and assistance to applicants. If you have any questions now or during the processing of your request, please contact us quoting the identifier in the subject line of this email.

Thank you.

Information Governance & Clinical Coding Team
5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
[5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust request email] 01925 664465

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FOI (5BP), 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Sallar

Thank you for your recent request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. We wish to confirm that the Trust did not tender for interpretation and translation services in 2015.

Thank you.

Information Governance & Clinical Coding Team
5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
[5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust request email] 01925 664465

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Dear FOI (5BP),

Thank you for your reply.

1. Please can you provide how much you spend per unit on the
following;
* Face to face spoken languages per hour
* Written translation for 500 words
* Telephone interpreting per minute
* BSL per two hours

2. When are your current language service contracts with your LSPs
due to end?

Yours sincerely,

Sallar

FOI (5BP), 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Sallar,

Thank you for your recent email which has been received and a response is being co-ordinated. The Freedom of Information Act 2000 allows 20-working days for the Trust to respond and the deadline for your request is 16 October 2015.

In certain cases, the Act allows for an extension to this deadline. We will notify you as soon as possible if there is a need to extend the time limit.

The Trust has a statutory duty to provide advice and assistance to applicants. If you have any questions now or during the processing of your request, please contact us quoting the identifier in the subject line of this email.

Thank you.

Information Governance & Clinical Coding Team
5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
[5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust request email] 01925 664465

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FOI (5BP), 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Sallar,

Thank you for your recent request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Please find attached the Trust’s response.

We would be grateful if you would provide feedback about your experience contacting the Trust and ask that you complete our short service satisfaction questionnaire, which is available at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/X2QB9XV.

Thank you.

Information Governance & Clinical Coding Team
5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
[5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust request email] 01925 664465

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Dear FOI (5BP),

Thank you for providing the information. However, I have requested for the cost of service per unit instead I have received the total cost of the service.

Face to face spoken languages per hour
Written translation for 500 words
Telephone interpreting per minute
BSL per two hours

Can you please provide me with the above cost as specified above.

Yours sincerely,

Sallar

FOI (5BP), 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Sallar,

Thank you for your email. However, as per our response to you dated 14 October 2015 we advised that the Trust does not record the data in this way and therefore we were only able to provide you with the total cost of the service.

Regards

Information Governance & Clinical Coding Team
5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear FOI (5BP),

Dear Sir

Thank you for your reply.However, I believe there should be an agreement with your preferred supplier regarding the charges for each service per hour. Can you please provide me with the agreed cost for face to face spoken languages per hour, telephone interpreting per minute, British Sig Language interpreting fist 2 hours and document translation per word.

This information should be readily available to your Purchasing department or Equality Diversity department.

Yours sincerely,

Sallar

FOI (5BP), 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Sallar,

We acknowledge receipt of your email below and we will try to obtain the information requested. We will be in contact with you in due course.

Regards

Information Governance & Clinical Coding Team
5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear FOI (5BP),

Dear Sir

Thank you for your reply. I believe you can request your service provider to provide you with the requested information or your procurement department.

I await for your reply.

Yours sincerely,

Sallar

FOI (5BP), 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Sallar,

The Trust's Procurement Department have contacted our suppliers and we can now advise you of the following:-

- Supplier Manchester City Council
- Face to face spoken languages per hour - £44
- Written translation for 500 words - £75
- Telephone interpreting per minute - £0.50
- BSL per two hours - £58.33

- Supplier Able Linguists
- Face to face spoken languages per hour - £28
- Written translation for 500 words - £45 - £50
- BSL per two hours - £100

- Deafness Resource
- BSL per two hours £95

Regards

Information Governance & Clinical Coding Team
5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

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