Global language solutions provider thebigword has successfully retained its contract to provide interpreting Services for the Chelsea & Westminster NHS Trust and the Royal Marsden NHS Trust.

The contract will see thebigword exclusively provide Interpretation Services for the next two years.

Founder and CEO of thebigword Larry Gould said: “communicating with patients is an absolutely vital aspect of the National Health Service and so I am glad that we are able to support it with our translation and interpreting services.

“thebigword has a growing number of NHS Clients but I am pleased that we are also retaining contracts like Chelsea & Westminster NHS Trust which demonstrates that thebigword is delivering a high quality service to our clients.”

thebigword is the largest interpreting services provider in Europe and is in the top 20 language companies in the world. It works with a range of major government departments, including the Ministry of Justice and the NYC Department of Education, as well as blue chip companies and brands on a global scale.

The company has 11 offices around the world, employs over 600 staff and has more than 15,000 linguists.

The company handles 1,000,000 minutes of telephone interpreting a month and 17,000 face to face meetings, as well as half a billion words of translation.