NHS: Interpreters

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 22nd July 2020.

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Photo of Baroness Coussins Baroness Coussins Crossbench

To ask Her Majesty's Government who is responsible for providing personal protective equipment to public service interpreters working on a freelance basis in the NHS.

Photo of Lord Bethell Lord Bethell The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

Everybody working on the front line deserves to have the equipment they need to do their job safely and the Government is working around the clock to ensure enough supply is reaching the health and social care sector.

The provision of personal protective equipment to staff is the responsibility of individual hospitals.

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