Agency Locum Doctor Supply

David Hill made this Freedom of Information request to Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust,

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 (ROYAL DEVON AND EXETER NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Sir/Madam,

Freedom of Information Act 2000/Environmental Information Regulations 2004
Reference Number: F1609

Thank you for your request, which was received the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust on 27th September 2018.

We are processing your request in accordance with the Trust’s Freedom of Information Act 2000 and Environmental Information Regulations 2004 Procedures. You are entitled to receive our response as soon as possible, but by no later than 25th October 2018.

If you have any further queries or would like to discuss this further, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Kind regards

Information Governance Office
Room Q109
Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust, Barrack Road, Exeter, EX2 5DW

Tel: 01392 406229
FOI email address: [Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust request email]

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From: David Hill <[FOI #522186 email]>
Sent: 27 September 2018 11:33
To: FOI (ROYAL DEVON AND EXETER NHS FOUNDATION TRUST)
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Agency Locum Doctor Supply

Dear Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust,

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 (ROYAL DEVON AND EXETER NHS FOUNDATION TRUST),

I am yet to receive a response to my questions within the timescales set by the FOI act, please advise?

Yours sincerely,

David Hill

FOI (ROYAL DEVON AND EXETER NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Sir,

Freedom of Information Act 2000/Environmental Information Regulations 2004
Reference Number: F1609.

Thank you for your request, which was received the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust on 26/10/2018.

We are processing your request in accordance with the Trust’s Freedom of Information Act 2000 and Environmental Information Regulations 2004 Procedures.

Under the above legislation, you were due to receive a response by 25/10/2018. I am writing to advise that, unfortunately, we will be unable to meet that deadline. On behalf of the Trust, please accept my apologies for this.

We are still actively working on providing you with the Trust’s response and will endeavour to respond by 06/12/2018.

If you have any further queries or would like to discuss this further, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Kind regards

Information Governance Office
Room Q109
Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust, Barrack Road, Exeter, EX2 5DW

Tel: 01392 406229
FOI email address: [Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust request email]

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FOI (ROYAL DEVON AND EXETER NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Sir,

Freedom of Information Act 2000/Environmental Information Regulations 2004
Reference Number: F1609.

I am writing in response to your request for information, which was received by the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust on [date of receipt].

Please find the Trust’s response to your request, attached.

If you are in any way dissatisfied with how your request has been handled, please let us know by responding to this email and requesting an internal review. All internal reviews are conducted by the Trust’s Information Governance Manager in accordance with the Trust’s Freedom of Information Act 2000 and Environmental Information Regulations 2004 Procedures. Complainants who remain dissatisfied with the Trust at the end of the internal review procedure have the right to take their complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office.

I hope this information is of assistance to you.

Many thanks and kind regards

Caroline Renton
Information Governance Office
Room Q109
Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust, Barrack Road, Exeter, EX2 5DW

Tel: 01392 402623
FOI email address: [Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust request email]

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