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Steve Mountain made this Freedom of Information request to Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust

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Dear Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust,

I would like to request the following information under the freedom of information act:

1. How many doctors have been booked outside of IR35 since April 2017?
2. What is your yearly trust spend on agency locum doctors via framework agencies, broken down into grade and specialty?
3. What is your yearly trust spend on agency locum doctors via OFF-framework agencies, broken down into grade and specialty?
4. What is your average total charge rate for a locum consultant doctor?
5. Who is the highest paid locum Consultant, what is the hourly rate and in what specialty do they practice?
6. 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

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

Dear  Steve

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST Ref:  4560

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Your request was received on   27/09/2018   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.

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

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Dear  Mr Mountain

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST Ref:  4360

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).

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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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