Dear Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust,

Would it be possible to answer the following questions:

1) What has been the agency cost of staff nurses from January 2017 till December 2017

2) What has been the bank cost of staff nurses from January 2017 till December 2017

3) Which agency(s) is used to provide the staff nurses

4) The number of permanent staff nurses at the trust during December 2017

5) What was the nurse vacancy rate during December 2017

6) What was the total number of newly qualified nurses who started working at the trust between September and December 2017

Yours faithfully,

Anita Begum

FOI (ROYAL CORNWALL HOSPITALS NHS TRUST), Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust

 

Dear  Anita Begum

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST Ref:  3919

Thank you for your request for information as detailed below (if I have
misunderstood any part of your request, please let me know as soon as
possible, otherwise I shall continue to retrieve the information as
outlined):

 

1) What has been the agency cost of staff nurses from January 2017 till
December 2017

 

2) What has been the bank cost of staff nurses from January 2017 till
December 2017

 

3) Which agency(s) is used to provide the staff nurses

 

4) The number of permanent staff nurses at the trust during December 2017

 

5) What was the nurse vacancy rate during December 2017

 

6) What was the total number of newly qualified nurses who started working
at the trust between September and December 2017

 

 

Your request was received on  06 Aug 2018 and I am dealing with it under
the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

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 I will proceed to deal with your request.

You will receive the information requested within 20 working days unless
the Royal Cornwall Hospital does not hold the information or there is a
reason for it to be withheld. I will write to you in any event.

If you have any requirements regarding the format any information should
be supplied in, e.g. the language to be used, audio, large print and so
on, then please let me know.

Further information about your rights is also available from the
Information Commissioner at:

 

Information Commissioner's Office Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

 

Telephone: 0303 123 1113 or 01625 54 57 45

[1]www.ico.gov.uk

 

In the meantime, please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any
queries or concerns (please remember to quote the reference number in any
future correspondence).

 

Yours sincerely

 

Jemma Dunstan

Information Governance Team

 

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Dear  Ms Begum

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST Ref: 3919  

Your request for information has now been considered and the response is
attached.

 

If you have any queries or concerns then please do not hesitate to contact
me (please remember to quote the reference number above in any future
communications).

If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your
request and wish to make a complaint or request a review of our decision,
you should write to the Information Governance Manager, 2nd Floor
Knowledge Spa, Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 3LJ or
e-mail [2][Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust request email]

If you are not content with the outcome of your complaint or review, you
may apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision.
Generally, the ICO cannot make a decision unless you have exhausted the
complaints procedure provided by the Royal Cornwall Hospital.

 

The Information Commissioner can be contacted at:

Information Commissioner's Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

 

Telephone: 0303 123 1113 or 01625 54 57 45

[3]www.ico.gov.uk

 

Yours sincerely

Jemma Dunstan 

 

Please note with immediate effect, the RCHT Freedom of Information email
address has changed to [4][Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust request email]  I would be most grateful if
you could please update your records to ensure that any future
correspondence is dealt with promptly.

 

 

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