Agency Nursing Spend (inc off framework)

Olivia Smithson made this Freedom of Information request to South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear South Tees 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

foi.admin (SOUTH TEES HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Ms Smithson

 

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Dear foi.admin (SOUTH TEES HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST),

Please can I chase for a response.

Yours sincerely,

Olivia Smithson

foi.admin (SOUTH TEES HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Good morning

I have chased your response with the department this morning, unfortunately a lot of requests are late at the minute with the ongoing pandemic. I will let you know as soon as I receive a response

Many thanks
Emma

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FOI.ADMIN (SOUTH TEES HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Good Morning

 

Request for Information – Ref 6757

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