News in brief: Brent PCT U-turns on translators

Brent PCT in north-west London has reinstated funding it withdrew for 2007/8 for translation services for patients in practices. Dr Stewart Drage, joint chief executive of Londonwide LMCs, welcomed the U-turn. He said: ‘Londonwide LMCs is extremely pleased that our discussions with Brent PCT have led to a successful outcome.’

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