Agency Nurse Spend December 2016/January 2017

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Dear United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust,

For the purpose of this request 'agency nurse' refers to both HCA's
(band 2) and RN's (band 5+) combined. It excludes bank staff. The question is directed at the whole trust.

Please provide separately, for the following months:

-1st December 2016 - 31st December 2016
-1st January 2017 - 31st January 2017

Please could you provide me with:

1) The total number of shifts filled by agency nurses within the
trust.

2) The above answer split into how many were HCA shifts and how
many were RN shifts.

3) The total cost in pounds spent on agency nurses.

4) The total number of shifts that breach the government imposed agency price caps.

5) The total number of shifts that breach the government imposed use of only frame-work approved agencies.

Yours faithfully,

Mr T Harrison

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust

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