Dear South Tees Hospitals 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

Dear South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,

I have not received a response from you within the allotted FOI time frame. Please can you advise?

Yours faithfully,

Steve Mountain

foi.admin (SOUTH TEES HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Mr Mountain

Do you have the four digit reference number which would have been sent to you when the Trust acknowledged your request? Also, what day did you send the original request?

Many thanks

Emma Taylor
Information Governance Advisor
Corporate Directorate

Freedom of Information
Information Governance Department

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Tel: 01642 854291 Ex55477

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Dear foi.admin (SOUTH TEES HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST),

I'm not sure what reference you're referring to, however you can see the questions and date in the thread above.

Yours sincerely,

Steve Mountain

foi.admin (SOUTH TEES HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Hi Steve

Sorry there is no thread or questions attached to this email?

Did you receive an acknowledgement from the Trust when you sent the original request in? If so, a reference number will be on this email, this will help track down your request as I at the moment I am unable to find a request that has been sent by you.

Many thanks

Emma Taylor
Information Governance Advisor
Corporate Directorate

Freedom of Information
Information Governance Department

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Tel: 01642 854291 Ex55477

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Dear foi.admin (SOUTH TEES HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST),

I did not, please see below...

Dear South Tees Hospitals 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.admin (SOUTH TEES HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Hi Steve

Unfortunately if you did not receive an acknowledgment from us, then the Trust will have not have received your original request.

I will now process this request and an acknowledgment email with a reference number will be sent out to you shortly.

Many thanks

Emma Taylor
Information Governance Advisor
Corporate Directorate

Freedom of Information
Information Governance Department

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Tel: 01642 854291 Ex55477

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foi.admin (SOUTH TEES HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Mr Mountain

 

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 which was dated the 05 October 2018 and received by
the Trust on the 05 October 2018

 

Your request will be processed within a maximum of twenty working days
from when we received your request unless otherwise informed.

 

In the event that some or all of the information you have requested is
exempt from disclosure, we will notify you of this. We will also contact
you if during the process to locate and supply the information it emerges
that we do not have sufficient detail to locate the information or we are
unclear exactly what it is you have requested.

 

If you need to contact me further regarding this request it would be
helpful if the reference number above could be quoted in any future
communications. 

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

 

 

Elisha Blair

Information Governance Officer

Corporate Directorate

 

Freedom of Information

Information Governance Department

 

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Tel:  01642 854291

 

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Dear foi.admin (SOUTH TEES HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST),

My request is now long overdue, please can I have another update on this?

Yours sincerely,

Steve Mountain

foi.admin (SOUTH TEES HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Good morning Mr Mountain,

According to our system your response is not due until the 2nd of November.

Many thanks

Sally

Freedom of Information
James Cook University Hospital
South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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foi.admin (SOUTH TEES HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Mr Mountain

 

Request for Information – Ref 5513

With reference to your request for information made under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 please find attached a response on behalf of South
Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. 

 

If for any reason you are not satisfied with the information that we have
provided or you feel we have dealt with your request unfairly, you have a
right to complain or request an internal review.  Please send your
complaint or request for internal review by email to
[1][South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust request email] by post to: The Head of Information Governance
& Data Protection Officer, South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, The
James Cook University Hospital, Marton Road, Middlesbrough, TS4 3BW 

 

Internal reviews will be accepted within 40 working days from the date of
the Trusts initial response to you. 

 

If you are still not satisfied, further information about your right to
complain under Section 50  of the Freedom of Information Act is available
from the Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane,
Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AFand on The Information Commissioner’s website
[2]www.ico.gov.uk.

 

 

 

Any information we provide following your request under the Freedom of
Information Act will not confer an automatic right for you to re-use that
information, for example to publish it. You are free to use any
information supplied for your own non-commercial research or private study
purposes. The information may also be used for any other purpose allowed
by a limitation or exception in copyright law, such as news reporting.
However, if you wish to re-use the information that we provide, for
example by publishing it in analogue or digital form, then you must make a
further request for its re-use as per the Re-Use of Public Sector
Information Regulations 2005 by contacting the Head of Information
Governance using the email address above .

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

 

 

Emma Taylor

Information Governance Specialist

Corporate Directorate

 

Freedom of Information

Information Governance Department

 

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Tel:  01642 854291 Ex55477

 

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