Use of temporary agency staff

Bob Lee made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust,

How many of each of the following staff types are currently working for the organisation on a temporary (agency) basis:

• CHC Assessors
• Mental Health Practitioners
• Qualified Social Workers
• Best Interests Assessors
• Approved Mental Health Practitioners

How much did your organisation spend on temporary (agency) workers in each of the following categories in the calendar year 2018:

• CHC Assessors
• Mental Health Practitioners
• Qualified Social Workers
• Best Interests Assessors
• Approved Mental Health Practitioners

Yours faithfully,

Bob Lee

Information Rights, Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Requestor

 

Thank you for your request for information. We will respond to your
request promptly and in any event within 20 working days of the date of
receipt of your request.

 

In some circumstances a fee may be payable and if that is the case, I will
let you know. A fees notice will be issued to you, and you will be
required to pay before we will proceed to deal with your request.

 

If you have any queries, about this email, please contact me. Please
remember to quote the reference number above in any future correspondence.

 

Yours sincerely

 

Sarah Shorten

Information Rights Clerk

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust

 

DD: 01603 421264

[mobile number]

E: [1][email address] or [email address]

 

Kestrel House, Hellesdon Hospital, Drayton High Road, Norwich NR6 5BE

 

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Information Rights, Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Requestor

 

Thank you for your recent request under the Freedom of Information Act.
Please see below the information you have requested.

 

No. Question Answers
1. How many of each of the following CHC Assessors N/A
staff types are currently working Mental Health Practitioners 3
for the organisation on a Qualified Social Workers 1
temporary (agency) basis: Best Interests Assessors N/A
Approved Mental Health N/A
  Practitioners

• CHC Assessors

• Mental Health Practitioners

• Qualified Social Workers

• Best Interests Assessors

• Approved Mental Health
Practitioners
2. How much did your organisation We are unable to break-down our
spend on temporary (agency) agency spend into the categories
workers in each of the following requested as this level of detail is
categories in the calendar year not collated centrally and we
2018: therefore could not provide this
information without undertaking a
  manual trawl of files which would be
a time consuming and labour
• CHC Assessors intensive process. This would be
over the 18 hours appropriate time
• Mental Health Practitioners limit set under Section 12 of the
Freedom of Information Act.
• Qualified Social Workers

• Best Interests Assessors

• Approved Mental Health
Practitioners

 

If you are not satisfied with our decision regarding your request, you
have the right to appeal and should in the first instance write to our
Information Rights Supervisor, via the email address
[1][email address]  or address below who will escalate your
appeal to the Trust’s Chair. Our maximum response time to conduct our
internal review will be 40 working days.

 

If you are still not satisfied you can contact the Information
Commissioner’s Office, who oversees Freedom of Information and Data
Protection in the United Kingdom. The contact details are listed below:

 

Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

 

Telephone: 01625 545740

[2]www.ico.gov.uk

 

Yours sincerely

 

Sarah Shorten

Information Rights Clerk

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust

 

DD: 01603 421264

[mobile number]

E: [3][email address] or [email address]

 

Kestrel House, Hellesdon Hospital, Drayton High Road, Norwich NR6 5BE

 

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