Agency Recruitment

Steve Mountain made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust,

I would like to request the following information under the freedom of information act:

1. Do you use agencies for national and international permanent doctor and/or nursing recruitment? If so, do you employ nurses from the Philippines?
2. How many doctors have been booked outside of IR35 since April 2017?
3. What is your yearly trust spend on agency locum doctors via framework agencies, broken down into grade and specialty?
4. What is your yearly trust spend on agency locum doctors via OFF-framework agencies, broken down into grade and specialty?
5. What is your average total charge rate for a locum consultant doctor?
6. Who is the highest paid locum Consultant, what is the hourly rate and in what specialty do they practice?
7. Please can you outline your spend per agency, broken down by grade and specialty of doctor over the past 12 months?

I hope to hear from you soon.

Yours faithfully,

Steve Mountain

FOI (RRE) MPFT, Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Mr Mountain,

I write to acknowledge receipt of your email in which you requested information under the FOI Act 2000.
Your request is being considered and you will receive a response within the statutory timescale of 20 working days, from the date of receipt, as defined by the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
The Act defines a number of exemptions which may prevent release of the information you have requested. There will be an assessment and if any of the exemption categories apply then the information will not be released. You will be informed if this is the case within 20 working days, together with your rights of appeal.
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If you have any queries or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me. May l ask that you quote the above reference number on all your correspondence.
PLEASE NOTE: As of 1st June 2018 South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has merged with Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Partnership NHS Trust to become Midlands Partnership Foundation Trust.

Yours sincerely

Hannah Rogers
FOI Officer
Midlands Partnership Foundation Trust
Trust HQ,
St George’s Hospital
Corporation Street
Stafford
ST16 3AG
Tel: 01785 221104 Ext 712 8278
Email: [email address]

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FOI (RRE) MPFT, Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Mr. Mountain,

Further to your recent request made under the Freedom of Information Act
2000, please see detailed below the Trust’s response:

1.Do you use agencies for national and international permanent doctor
and/or nursing recruitment? If so, do you employ nurses from the
Philippines? Use of managed service who provide a permanent recruitment
search for doctors.

2.How many doctors have been booked outside of IR35 since April 2017? 7
locums

3.What is your yearly trust spend on agency locum doctors via framework
agencies, broken down into grade and specialty? £1.8mil over 12months,

Broken down across the directorates:

Adult Psychiatry - Consultant £312,818 & Middle Grade £78,205 CAMHS -
Consultant £792,888 Community Paediatrics - Consultant £292,058
Non-Psychosis/Psychosis pathways - Consultant £164,360 Liaison -
Consultant £7,194 Access Mental Health, including LD - Consultant £54,099

 

4.What is your yearly trust spend on agency locum doctors via
OFF-framework agencies, broken down into grade and specialty? Zero

5.What is your average total charge rate for a locum consultant doctor?
£81.36ph

6.Who is the highest paid locum Consultant, what is the hourly rate and in
what specialty do they practice? £92.35ph total charge

7.Please can you outline your spend per agency, broken down by grade and
specialty of doctor over the past 12 months?

Agency 1 - Consultant CAMHS - £389,632

Agency 2 - Consultant CAMHS - £353,600

Agency 3 - Consultant Community Paediatrics - £208,960

Agency 4 - Consultant Community Paediatrics - £44,328 & Middle grade Ad
Hoc shift psychiatry - £8,242

Agency 5 - Consultant CAMHS - £45,600

Agency 6 - Consultant Psychosis - £109,584 & Ad Hoc Middle grade shifts
psychiatry - £8,727

Agency 7 - Psychosis Consultant - £91,320 & Consultant LD - £36,528 & Ad
Hoc Middle Grade shifts psychiatry - £9,927 Agency 8 - Middle grade
Forensics - £66,924 & Consultant Non Psychosis - £79,144

 

We would be grateful if you could take a minute to fill out our Freedom of
Information Customer Satisfaction Survey (attached) and let us know about
your experience.

Please contact me in the first instance if you have any queries or
questions regarding the Trust's response.  However, if you have any
complaints about the handling of your enquiry, please contact:

Ms Jane Landick
Company Secretary
Midlands Partnership Foundation Trust

Trust Headquarters St George's Hospital Corporation Street Stafford
ST16 3SR
Email: [1][email address]

You also have a right of appeal to the Information Commissioner at:

Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AF
Telephone: 01625 545700
Website: [2]www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk

PLEASE NOTE: As of 1^st June 2018 South Staffordshire and Shropshire
Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has merged with Staffordshire and
Stoke-on-Trent Partnership NHS Trust to become Midlands Partnership
Foundation Trust.

Yours sincerely

 

Aled Evans

 

FOI Officer

Midlands Partnership Foundation Trust

Trust HQ, St George’s Hospital

Corporation Street

Stafford
ST16 3AG

Tel: 01785 221104 Ext 7128998

Email: [3][email address]

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