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Rowan Kendall-Jones

Dear Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust,

1. Can you please provide me with the name, contact number & email address of the person responsible for agreeing temporary nursing agency contracts for your Trust?

2. Please list your current employment agencies that you are using, how often you are currently using temporary agencies for nursing staff. Answer: The nursing agencies we currently have listed and able to supply are:

3. Along with the above information can you please provide details on how often this is reviewed and the trusts current/future plans for recruitment agencies?

3) From March 2022 to June 2022, which clinical areas have you requested for shifts for
off framework agencies (Adult Nursing, Mental Health, Community Hospitals)? [Please break down numbered shift requests for each area.]

Acute Nursing – X number of requests

Mental Health – X number of requests

Community Hospitals – X number of requests

4. Finally if you can also provide details of the names of the decision makers who ultimately decide which agencies the Trust use?

Yours faithfully,

Rowan Kendall-Jones

FOI (BLACK COUNTRY HEALTHCARE NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Rowan,

FOI7030

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request which we are now investigating the nature of, the search and the quantity of information requested. Under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act it is expected that we will respond to your request in 20 working days.

Please be aware there are a number of exemptions within the Act which could stop the release of information. The information will be assessed for these exemptions prior to us releasing the information to you. We will advise you if we are unable to provide the information requested and will confirm the exemption used.

In addition to this, please note that there may be a cost associated to your request in line with section 12 of the Act. If there is a cost associated with your request we will contact you and explain the cost.

If you have any queries I would be grateful if you would contact us so that we can discuss these with you in the first instance.

If you are unhappy with the outcome of your request our complaints process is available on our internet site; www.blackcountryhealthcare.nhs.uk. If you are not satisfied with the outcome of your complaint you can raise your concerns directly with the Information Commissioner, please be aware that the ICO cannot make a decision unless you have exhausted the complaints process provided by the Trust. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at: The Information Commissioners Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF or via their website www.ico.org.uk.

Yours sincerely,

Information Governance Team
Email: [Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust request email]
Tel: 01922 607000
Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

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FOI (BLACK COUNTRY HEALTHCARE NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Rowan,

 

FOI7030

 

Thank you for your recent Freedom of Information request. We have
completed our search for information and the details are as follows:

1. Can you please provide me with the name, contact number & email address
of the person responsible for agreeing temporary nursing agency contracts
for your Trust?

 Matthew Thompson - [1][email address]

2. Please list your current employment agencies that you are using, how
often you are currently using temporary agencies for nursing staff.
Answer: The nursing agencies we currently have listed and able to supply
are:

 

Exemption applied; Section 43(2) – Commercial Interests: For the list of
suppliers which would have impacted on the Trusts;

- Future procurement and/or tendering processes.

 

RMN and HCSW.

3. Along with the above information can you please provide details on how
often this is reviewed and the trusts current/future plans for recruitment
agencies?

 Quarterly

3) From March 2022 to June 2022, which clinical areas have you requested
for shifts for off framework agencies (Adult Nursing, Mental Health,
Community Hospitals)? [Please break down numbered shift requests for each
area.]

Acute Nursing – 0 number of requests

Mental Health – 2764 number of requests

Community Hospitals – 0 number of requests

4. Finally if you can also provide details of the names of the decision
makers who ultimately decide which agencies the Trust use?

 

Sarah Bennett and Matthew Thompson

 

The full Freedom of Information Act 2000 is available on the legislation
website via the following link:
[2]http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2000.... The Trust is
regarding this response as a full and complete discharge of its
responsibilities under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 in relation to
this request. I trust it fulfils your requirements but should you have any
concerns please do not hesitate to contact us and we will attempt to
resolve your issues.

 

If you are unhappy with the outcome of your request our complaints process
is available on our internet site; [3]www.blackcountryhealthcare.nhs.uk.
If you are not satisfied with the outcome of your complaint you can raise
your concerns directly with the Information Commissioner, please be aware
that the ICO cannot make a decision unless you have exhausted the
complaints process provided by the Trust. The Information Commissioner can
be contacted at: The Information Commissioners Office, Wycliffe House,
Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF or via their website
[4]www.ico.org.uk.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Information Governance Team

Email: [5][Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust request email]

Tel: 01922 607000

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

 

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Nid ydym yn gwybod a yw'r ymateb mwyaf diweddar i'r cais hwn yn cynnwys gwybodaeth neuai peidio - os chi ywRowan Kendall-Jones mewngofnodwch a gadael i bawb wybod.