Medical Agency Cascade
James King made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership as part of a batch sent to 233 authorities
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Dear Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership,
In relation to your supply of medical (doctor) temporary workers, please could you provide the answers to the following questions?
1) Which locum/staffing agencies have you engaged to be part of your medical (doctors) agency cascade? Please provide the names of the agencies split into the relevant tiers. If you do not use a tier system, please explain how vacancies are cascaded with agencies.
2) Please provide a breakdown of the proportion of medical (doctor) locum hours booked through each of these tiers for the last three years. If this is not available, please provide a breakdown of the proportion of medical (doctor) locum spend incurred through each of these tiers for the last three years. If only recent years are available, please provide what you have.
3) What is the protocol for releasing medical (doctor) vacancies to each of your tiers?
4) When are the current arrangements relating to your agency cascade in place until?
Please find attached a response to your recent FOI request. Our Ref: GMFOI00063
Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership
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