Dear Western Isles NHS Board,

I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information:

1. What percentage fill rates (doctors) were reached between January and present?
2. Does your organisation use a Direct Engagement scheme? If so, who provides it and when does their contract expire?
3. What percentage of bookings are made outside of the DE model (non-DE)?
4. Do you outsource any of the following services to external companies:
• Provision of Residential Medical Officers
• Gastroenterology/Endoscopy
• Dermatology
• Radiology
5. Do you use agencies for national and international permanent doctor and/or nursing recruitment? If so, do you employ nurses from the Philippines?

Thank you for your time and I look forward to your response.

Yours faithfully,

David Hill

Foi-Requests(westernisleshealthboard) (NHS WESTERN ISLES), Western Isles NHS Board

Please accept this email as confirmation that NHS Western Isles has received your FOI request below.
Regards,
Tina

NHS Western Isles / 37 South Beach Street / Stornoway / Isle of Lewis / HS1 2BB
[email address] / Tel: 01851 708031 / Fax: 01851 702036

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From: David Hill <[FOI #520579 email]>
Sent: 19 September 2018 11:30
To: Foi-Requests(westernisleshealthboard) (NHS WESTERN ISLES)
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Agency Locum Doctor Supply

Dear Western Isles NHS Board,

I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information:

1. What percentage fill rates (doctors) were reached between January and present?
2. Does your organisation use a Direct Engagement scheme? If so, who provides it and when does their contract expire?
3. What percentage of bookings are made outside of the DE model (non-DE)?
4. Do you outsource any of the following services to external companies:
• Provision of Residential Medical Officers
• Gastroenterology/Endoscopy
• Dermatology
• Radiology
5. Do you use agencies for national and international permanent doctor and/or nursing recruitment? If so, do you employ nurses from the Philippines?

Thank you for your time and I look forward to your response.

Yours faithfully,

David Hill

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Dear Foi-Requests(westernisleshealthboard) (NHS WESTERN ISLES),

I have not received a response to my questions withing the allotted time period set by the FOI act, please advise?

Yours sincerely,

David Hill

Foi-Requests(westernisleshealthboard) (NHS WESTERN ISLES), Western Isles NHS Board

Dear David

Please accept our apologies for the delay in responding to your request and we will aim to provide a response early next week.

Kind regards,
Tina

NHS Western Isles / 37 South Beach Street / Stornoway / Isle of Lewis / HS1 2BB
[email address] / Tel: 01851 708031 / Fax: 01851 702036

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From: David Hill <[FOI #520579 email]>
Sent: 24 October 2018 14:59
To: Foi-Requests(westernisleshealthboard) (NHS WESTERN ISLES)
Subject: Re: Freedom of Information request - Agency Locum Doctor Supply

Dear Foi-Requests(westernisleshealthboard) (NHS WESTERN ISLES),

I have not received a response to my questions withing the allotted time period set by the FOI act, please advise?

Yours sincerely,

David Hill

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Dear Foi-Requests(westernisleshealthboard) (NHS WESTERN ISLES),

I am still yet to receive a response to my questions, please can you let me know what's happening? We are now over double the allotted time set out by the FOI act to respond.

Yours sincerely,

David Hill

Foi-Requests(westernisleshealthboard) (NHS WESTERN ISLES), Western Isles NHS Board

Dear David,
Please accept our apologies for the delay, I will look into this and will get back to you.
Regards,
Tina

NHS Western Isles / 37 South Beach Street / Stornoway / Isle of Lewis / HS1 2BB
[email address] / Tel: 01851 708031 / Fax: 01851 702036

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From: David Hill <[FOI #520579 email]>
Sent: 15 November 2018 09:15
To: Foi-Requests(westernisleshealthboard) (NHS WESTERN ISLES)
Subject: Re: Freedom of Information request - Agency Locum Doctor Supply

Dear Foi-Requests(westernisleshealthboard) (NHS WESTERN ISLES),

I am still yet to receive a response to my questions, please can you let me know what's happening? We are now over double the allotted time set out by the FOI act to respond.

Yours sincerely,

David Hill

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Foi-Requests(westernisleshealthboard) (NHS WESTERN ISLES), Western Isles NHS Board

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Please find attached NHS Western Isles response to your FOI request below. Please accept our sincere apologies for the delay in responding.
Regards,
Tina

NHS Western Isles / 37 South Beach Street / Stornoway / Isle of Lewis / HS1 2BB
[email address] / Tel: 01851 708031 / Fax: 01851 702036

________________________________________
From: David Hill <[FOI #520579 email]>
Sent: 15 November 2018 09:15
To: Foi-Requests(westernisleshealthboard) (NHS WESTERN ISLES)
Subject: Re: Freedom of Information request - Agency Locum Doctor Supply

Dear Foi-Requests(westernisleshealthboard) (NHS WESTERN ISLES),

I am still yet to receive a response to my questions, please can you let me know what's happening? We are now over double the allotted time set out by the FOI act to respond.

Yours sincerely,

David Hill

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