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Dear Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust,

Please can I make an FOI request for the following information.

1. How many members of staff do you employ to translate (Welsh-English-Welsh)?

2. What is the annual cost of employing senior translators and translators within your organisation?

3a. Do you employ translators on a bank basis?

3b. If you do employ translators on a bank basis, what was your annual spend for, 2019/20, 2020/21, 2021,22 and the first quarter of 2022/23?

4a Do you use translation companies on the National Procurement Framework for Translation and Interpretation Services?

4b.What was your annual spend for 2019/20, 2020/21, 2021,22 and the first quarter of 2022/23 with the companies on the National Procurement Framework for Translation and Interpretation Services?

4c. How many translation companies on the National Procurement Framework for Translation and Interpretation Services are you currently engaged with?

5a. Do you use freelance translators that are members of the Society of Welsh Translators?

5b. What was your annual spend for 2019/20, 2020/21, 2021,22 and the first quarter of 2022/23 with translators that are members of the Society of Welsh Translators?

6a. Do you use freelance translators that are not on the National Procurement Framework for Translation and Interpretation services nor are members of the Society of Welsh Translators and Interpreters?

6b. If you replied ‘yes’ to question 6a, please outline your actual spend for 2019/20, 2020/21, 2021,22 and the first quarter of 2022/23?

7a. Do you use translators from other frameworks and agencies in Wales, or the UK?

7b. If you replied yes to question 7a, what was your spend for 2019/20, 2020/21, 2021/22 and the first quarter of 2022/23.

8a Do you use interpreters from the National Procurement Framework for Translation and Interpretation Services?

8b If you do use interpreters from the National Procurement Framework for Translation and Interpretation Services, what was the spend for 2019/20, 2020/21, 2021/22 and the first quarter of 2022/23

8c How many interpreters are your currently engaged with that are on the National Procurement Framework for Translation and Interpretation Services?

9a Do you use interpreters from the Society of Welsh Translators and Interpreters?

9b If you replied yest to question 9a, how many are you engaged with at present, and what was the spend for 2019/20, 2020/21, 2021/22 and the first quarter of 2022/23.

9c How many interpreters are you engaged with at present that are not on the National Procurement Framework for Translation and Interpretation Services nor are they members of the Society of Welsh Translators?

9d If you’re engaging interpreters that are not on the National Procurement Framework for Translation and Interpretation Services and are not members of the Society of Welsh Translators and Interpreters, how much was your spend for interpreters in this category for 2019/20, 2020/21, 2021/22 and the first quarter of 2022/23?

10a Do you use a translation memory software, if so please detail:

which software you use;

how many licences you hold;

cost per licence per year

Please acknowledge my request and I expect to hear from you within the 20 working days allocated to requests to Public Authorities.

Yours faithfully,

Ffion Davies

FOI AMB (Welsh Ambulance Service - Corporate Services), Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust

Dear Ffion Davies,

Your request for information has been received and will now be processed by the Trust.

Your reference is: 14022

Regards.

Jeff Prescott

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Jeff Prescott (Welsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust - 020), Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust

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Dear Ffion Davies,

 

Please find attached the response to your request under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000.

 

Regards.

 

Jeff Prescott

 

Jeff Prescott LL.B (Hons), PC.foi

Swyddog Llywodraethu Corfforaethol/Corporate Governance Officer

Ymddiriedolaeth GIG Gwasanaethau Ambiwlans Cymru/Welsh Ambulance Service
NHS Trust

Ffordd Richard Davies

Parc Busnes Llanelwy/ St Asaph Business Park

LLanelwy/ St.Asaph

Sir Ddinbych / Denbighshire

LL17 0LJ

Ffon/Tel: 01745 532948 (Mewnol/Internal - 43948)

WHTN - 17143948

Ebost/Email: [1][email address]

 

[2]Welsh Ambulance trust_4COLOUR_updated

 

Mae’r Ymddiriedolaeth yn croesawu gohebiaeth yn y Gymraeg neu’r Saesneg –
byddwn yn ymateb yn gyfartal i’r ddwy ac yn ateb yn eich dewis iaith heb
oedi

The Trust welcomes correspondence in Welsh or English – we will respond
equally to both and will reply in your language of choice without delay

 

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