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Dear York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust,

I would like to request the following information under the Freedom of Information Act:

1. Do you use agencies for national and international permanent doctor and/or nursing recruitment? If so, do you employ nurses from the Philippines?
2. How many doctors have been booked outside of IR35 since April 2017?
3. What is your yearly trust spend on agency locum doctors via framework agencies, broken down into grade and specialty?
4. What is your yearly trust spend on agency locum doctors via OFF-framework agencies, broken down into grade and specialty?
5. What is your average total charge rate for a locum consultant doctor?
6. Who is the highest paid locum Consultant, what is the hourly rate and in what specialty do they practice?
7. Please can you outline your spend per agency, broken down by grade and specialty of doctor over the past 12 months?

I hope to hear from you soon.

Yours faithfully,

Steve Mountain

Freedom of Information Requests, York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Mr Mountain,

 

We write further to your email of 5^th September made under the terms of
the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust's response against each
element of your request is shown below.

 

1.         Do you use agencies for national and international permanent
doctor and/or nursing recruitment? If so, do you employ nurses from the
Philippines? Yes. Currently re-procuring for a partner to support with
international recruitment. 

 

2.         How many doctors have been booked outside of IR35 since April
2017? None

 

3.         What is your yearly trust spend on agency locum doctors via
framework agencies, broken down into grade and specialty

 

Spend by supplier grade and spec
Agency 1  
Consultant  
Accident & Emergency £153,441
General Medicine £159,056
Obstetrics & Gynaecology £1,184
Paediatrics £142,370
Surgical £539,092
Specialty doctor  
Obstetrics & Gynaecology £3,270
StR higher  
Accident & Emergency £3,640
StR lower  
Accident & Emergency £12,561
General Medicine £73,470
Surgical £684
Agency 2  
StR lower  
Accident & Emergency £18,770
Agency 3  
Consultant  
Paediatrics £5,316
Surgical £117,098
Agency 4  
Consultant  
Accident & Emergency £2,804
Specialty doctor  
Accident & Emergency £3,698
Agency 5  
Consultant  
General Medicine £102,004
Surgical £77,082
StR higher  
Surgical £81,070
Agency 6  
Consultant  
Accident & Emergency £237,179
Anaesthetics £2,822
General Medicine £200,891
Obstetrics & Gynaecology £19,997
Paediatrics £122,773
Surgical £182,594
Specialty doctor  
Accident & Emergency £82,140
Anaesthetics £743,399
General Medicine £3,272
Obstetrics & Gynaecology £11,610
Paediatrics £195,913
Surgical £57,174
StR higher  
Accident & Emergency £5,783
Anaesthetics £9,034
General Medicine £15,248
Obstetrics & Gynaecology £6,262
Paediatrics £92,989
Surgical £1,856
StR lower  
Accident & Emergency £70,869
General Medicine £155,070
Obstetrics & Gynaecology £110,095
Paediatrics £62,803
Surgical £155,691
Agency 7  
Consultant  
General Medicine £16,074
Obstetrics & Gynaecology £1,279
Specialty doctor  
Accident & Emergency £47,304
StR higher  
Accident & Emergency £4,601
StR lower  
Accident & Emergency £3,823
General Medicine £31,519
Obstetrics & Gynaecology £2,120
Agency 8  
Consultant  
General Medicine £220,895
Specialty doctor  
Anaesthetics £19,805
Paediatrics £25,317
StR higher  
Accident & Emergency £78,367
Anaesthetics £857
General Medicine £6,569
Paediatrics £7,157
StR lower  
Paediatrics £50,758
Agency 9  
Specialty doctor  
Anaesthetics £2,488
General Medicine £116,656
StR lower  
Accident & Emergency £3,032
Agency 10  
Consultant  
General Medicine £108,164
Specialty doctor  
Accident & Emergency £16,604
Anaesthetics £4,416
General Medicine £3,983
StR higher  
Accident & Emergency £62,395
General Medicine £142,555
Surgical £27,132
StR lower  
Accident & Emergency £14,461
General Medicine £269,228
Surgical £157,636
Agency 11  
Consultant  
General Medicine £146,059
Surgical £68,979
Agency 12  
Consultant  
Accident & Emergency £9,433
General Medicine £87,439
Obstetrics & Gynaecology £34,930
Paediatrics £1,303
Surgical £107,160
Specialty doctor  
Accident & Emergency £11,885
Obstetrics & Gynaecology £3,639
Paediatrics £4,250
Surgical £23,855
StR higher  
Accident & Emergency £1,593
Paediatrics £2,125
Surgical £5,585
StR lower  
Accident & Emergency £33,266
Obstetrics & Gynaecology £2,452
Surgical £101,486
Agency 13  
Consultant  
General Medicine £89,197
Paediatrics £2,400
Specialty doctor  
Anaesthetics £4,014
StR higher  
Obstetrics & Gynaecology £75,959
Agency 14  
Consultant  
Accident & Emergency £25,362
Agency 15  
Consultant  
Accident & Emergency £143,194
General Medicine £127,012
Paediatrics £122,037
Specialty doctor  
General Medicine £54,930
StR higher  
Anaesthetics £2,617
StR lower  
Accident & Emergency £90,399
General Medicine £96,761
Paediatrics £6,380
Agency 16  
Specialty doctor  
General Medicine £50,094
StR lower  
General Medicine £6,345
Surgical £6,179
Agency 17  
Consultant  
Accident & Emergency £7,667
General Medicine £14,691
StR lower  
General Medicine £22,832
Agency 18  
Specialty doctor  
Accident & Emergency £5,695
Agency 19  
Consultant  
General Medicine £8,907
Surgical £197,297
StR higher  
Surgical £257,001
Agency 20  
Consultant  
Accident & Emergency £4,098
StR lower  
Accident & Emergency £471
Surgical £6,075
Agency 21  
Consultant  
Accident & Emergency £462,342
General Medicine £249,365
Paediatrics £81,998
Surgical £248,266
Specialty doctor  
Accident & Emergency £1,456
General Medicine £98,375
Surgical £164,199
StR higher  
General Medicine £166,635
Surgical £109,793
StR lower  
General Medicine £18,976
Surgical £46,591
Agency 22  
Consultant  
Accident & Emergency £835
Paediatrics £3,025
Specialty doctor  
Accident & Emergency £213,917
Anaesthetics £18,605
Surgical £2,082
StR higher  
Accident & Emergency £20,617
Surgical £35,536
StR lower  
Obstetrics & Gynaecology £8,531
Paediatrics £2,860
Grand Total £9,514,322

 

 

4.         What is your yearly trust spend on agency locum doctors via
OFF-framework agencies, broken down into grade and specialty? 2017-2018
spend: £596K

 

OFF FRAMEWORK SPEND
Spend by supplier grade and spec
Agency 23  
Consultant  
Specialist Medicine £18,000
Agency 24  
Consultant  
Specialist Medicine £18,600
Agency 25  
Consultant  
Surgical £110,386
Agency 26  
Consultant  
Specialist Medicine £145,920
Agency 27  
StR Higher  
Specialist Medicine £57,408
Agency 28  
StR Lower  
Surgical £593
Agency 29  
StR Lower  
Surgical £1,006
Agency 30  
Specialty Doctor  
General Medicine £6,717
StR Lower  
General Medicine £3,903
Agency 31  
StR Lower  
General Medicine £479
Surgical £1,451
Agency 32  
Consultant  
General Medicine £111,744
Agency 33  
Consultant  
General Medicine £81,972
Agency 34  
Consultant  
Surgical £6,838
Agency 35  
StR Higher  
Accident and Emergency £11,995
Agency 36  
StR Higher  
Accident and Emergency £5,087
Agency 37  
StR Higher  
Accident and Emergency £13,753
Grand Total £595,852

 

5.         What is your average total charge rate for a locum consultant
doctor? £115.35

 

6.         Who is the highest paid locum Consultant, what is the hourly
rate and in what specialty do they practice? We consider this personal
data and therefore exempt from disclosure under Section 40 of the Act.  

 

7.         Please can you outline your spend per agency, broken down by
grade and specialty of doctor over the past 12 months?

 

COMBINED SPEND
Spend by supplier grade and spec
Agency 1  
Consultant  
Accident & Emergency £153,441
General Medicine £159,056
Obstetrics & Gynaecology £1,184
Paediatrics £142,370
Surgical £539,092
Specialty doctor  
Obstetrics & Gynaecology £3,270
StR higher  
Accident & Emergency £3,640
StR lower  
Accident & Emergency £12,561
General Medicine £73,470
Surgical £684
Agency 2  
StR lower  
Accident & Emergency £18,770
Agency 3  
Consultant  
Paediatrics £5,316
Surgical £117,098
Agency 4  
Consultant  
Accident & Emergency £2,804
Specialty doctor  
Accident & Emergency £3,698
Agency 5  
Consultant  
General Medicine £102,004
Surgical £77,082
StR higher  
Surgical £81,070
Agency 6  
Consultant  
Accident & Emergency £237,179
Anaesthetics £2,822
General Medicine £200,891
Obstetrics & Gynaecology £19,997
Paediatrics £122,773
Surgical £182,594
Specialty doctor  
Accident & Emergency £82,140
Anaesthetics £743,399
General Medicine £3,272
Obstetrics & Gynaecology £11,610
Paediatrics £195,913
Surgical £57,174
StR higher  
Accident & Emergency £5,783
Anaesthetics £9,034
General Medicine £15,248
Obstetrics & Gynaecology £6,262
Paediatrics £92,989
Surgical £1,856
StR lower  
Accident & Emergency £70,869
General Medicine £155,070
Obstetrics & Gynaecology £110,095
Paediatrics £62,803
Surgical £155,691
Agency 7  
Consultant  
General Medicine £16,074
Obstetrics & Gynaecology £1,279
Specialty doctor  
Accident & Emergency £47,304
StR higher  
Accident & Emergency £4,601
StR lower  
Accident & Emergency £3,823
General Medicine £31,519
Obstetrics & Gynaecology £2,120
Agency 8  
Consultant  
General Medicine £220,895
Specialty doctor  
Anaesthetics £19,805
Paediatrics £25,317
StR higher  
Accident & Emergency £78,367
Anaesthetics £857
General Medicine £6,569
Paediatrics £7,157
StR lower  
Paediatrics £50,758
Agency 9  
Specialty doctor  
Anaesthetics £2,488
General Medicine £116,656
StR lower  
Accident & Emergency £3,032
Agency 10  
Consultant  
General Medicine £108,164
Specialty doctor  
Accident & Emergency £16,604
Anaesthetics £4,416
General Medicine £3,983
StR higher  
Accident & Emergency £62,395
General Medicine £142,555
Surgical £27,132
StR lower  
Accident & Emergency £14,461
General Medicine £269,228
Surgical £157,636
Agency 11  
Consultant  
General Medicine £146,059
Surgical £68,979
Agency 12  
Consultant  
Accident & Emergency £9,433
General Medicine £87,439
Obstetrics & Gynaecology £34,930
Paediatrics £1,303
Surgical £107,160
Specialty doctor  
Accident & Emergency £11,885
Obstetrics & Gynaecology £3,639
Paediatrics £4,250
Surgical £23,855
StR higher  
Accident & Emergency £1,593
Paediatrics £2,125
Surgical £5,585
StR lower  
Accident & Emergency £33,266
Obstetrics & Gynaecology £2,452
Surgical £101,486
Agency 13  
Consultant  
General Medicine £89,197
Paediatrics £2,400
Specialty doctor  
Anaesthetics £4,014
StR higher  
Obstetrics & Gynaecology £75,959
Agency 14  
Consultant  
Accident & Emergency £25,362
Agency 15  
Consultant  
Accident & Emergency £143,194
General Medicine £127,012
Paediatrics £122,037
Specialty doctor  
General Medicine £54,930
StR higher  
Anaesthetics £2,617
StR lower  
Accident & Emergency £90,399
General Medicine £96,761
Paediatrics £6,380
Agency 16  
Specialty doctor  
General Medicine £50,094
StR lower  
General Medicine £6,345
Surgical £6,179
Agency 17  
Consultant  
Accident & Emergency £7,667
General Medicine £14,691
StR lower  
General Medicine £22,832
Agency 18  
Specialty doctor  
Accident & Emergency £5,695
Agency 19  
Consultant  
General Medicine £8,907
Surgical £197,297
StR higher  
Surgical £257,001
Agency 20  
Consultant  
Accident & Emergency £4,098
StR lower  
Accident & Emergency £471
Surgical £6,075
Agency 21  
Consultant  
Accident & Emergency £462,342
General Medicine £249,365
Paediatrics £81,998
Surgical £248,266
Specialty doctor  
Accident & Emergency £1,456
General Medicine £98,375
Surgical £164,199
StR higher  
General Medicine £166,635
Surgical £109,793
StR lower  
General Medicine £18,976
Surgical £46,591
Agency 22  
Consultant  
Accident & Emergency £835
Paediatrics £3,025
Specialty doctor  
Accident & Emergency £213,917
Anaesthetics £18,605
Surgical £2,082
StR higher  
Accident & Emergency £20,617
Surgical £35,536
StR lower  
Obstetrics & Gynaecology £8,531
Paediatrics £2,860
Agency 23  
Consultant  
Specialist Medicine £18,000
Agency 24  
Consultant  
Specialist Medicine £18,600
Agency 25  
Consultant  
Surgical £110,386
Agency 26  
Consultant  
Specialist Medicine £145,920
Agency 27  
StR Higher  
Specialist Medicine £57,408
Agency 28  
StR Lower  
Surgical £593
Agency 29  
StR Lower  
Surgical £1,006
Agency 30  
Specialty Doctor  
General Medicine £6,717
StR Lower  
General Medicine £3,903
Agency 31  
StR Lower  
General Medicine £479
Surgical £1,451
Agency 32  
Consultant  
General Medicine £111,744
Agency 33  
Consultant  
General Medicine £81,972
Agency 34  
Consultant  
Surgical £6,838
Agency 35  
StR Higher  
Accident and Emergency £11,995
Agency 36  
StR Higher  
Accident and Emergency £5,087
Agency 37  
StR Higher  
Accident and Emergency £13,753
Grand Total £10,110,174

 

 

We trust that  this information is of use to you

 

Yours sincerely

 

Andy Thompson

Information Governance

 

From: Steve Mountain [mailto:[FOI #518059 email]]
Sent: 05 September 2018 11:04
To: Freedom of Information Requests
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Agency Recruitment

 

Dear York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust,

 

I would like to request the following information under the Freedom of
Information Act:

 

1.            Do you use agencies for national and international permanent
doctor and/or nursing recruitment? If so, do you employ nurses from the
Philippines?

2.            How many doctors have been booked outside of IR35 since
April 2017?

3.            What is your yearly trust spend on agency locum doctors via
framework agencies, broken down into grade and specialty?

4.            What is your yearly trust spend on agency locum doctors via
OFF-framework agencies, broken down into grade and specialty?

5.            What is your average total charge rate for a locum
consultant doctor?

6.            Who is the highest paid locum Consultant, what is the hourly
rate and in what specialty do they practice?

7.            Please can you outline your spend per agency, broken down by
grade and specialty of doctor over the past 12 months?

 

I hope to hear from you soon.

 

Yours faithfully,

 

Steve Mountain

 

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