Dear Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,

1. What contractual relationships are in place for supplying agency nurses and who is responsible for managing them?

2. How many agencies are used to supply agency nurses?

3. Of these agencies, how many are off framework – please list them?

4. Over the past 6 months, how many shifts have been filled via an off framework agency?

5. Who is your highest paid agency nurse, what is their speciality and their hourly charge?

6. Please outline your spend per agency, broken down by grade and speciality of nurse over the past 6 months?

Yours faithfully,

Olivia Smithson

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Ms Smithson

Please find attached an acknowledgement of your request.

Best regards
FOI Team, Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Ms Smithson

Please find attached the response to your request.

Best regards
FOI Team, Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,

Thank you for your response. Can you confirm if your off framework agencies supply via ID Medicals Vend or do they supply direct?

Yours faithfully,

Olivia Smithson

FreedomofInformation (GREAT WESTERN HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Hi Olivia

It is via the Vend.

Best regards
Carole

Carole sheppard
Freedom of Information Team
Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Great Western Hospital
Marlborough Road
Swindon SN3 6BB

Tel: 01793 605675
Email: [Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust request email]

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Sent: 13 January 2021 11:24
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Dear Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,

Thank you for your response. Can you confirm if your off framework agencies supply via ID Medicals Vend or do they supply direct?

Yours faithfully,

Olivia Smithson

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