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Dear Southport and Ormskirk Hospital 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 (Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust), Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust

Thank you for your email received by the Freedom of Information team at Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust.

We are now processing your request for information and will respond to you in full as soon as possible.

Under the Freedom of Information Act the Trust has 20 working days in which to respond to your request. If for any reason it becomes apparent that there could be a delay in responding to you, we will advise you accordingly.

If you have any queries then please contact me by return e-mail to [Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust request email] or by telephone to 01704 704868

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Dear FOI (Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust),

I am yet to receive a response to my questions within the time frame set out by the FOI act, please advise?

Yours sincerely,

Steve Mountain

FOI (Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust), Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust

Hello Steve

I must offer my apologies for the fact this information has not been supplied within the specified time period. I have chased the staff within the trust who can provide this information and I am still waiting for the information.
As soon as I have it I will contact you.

Regards
FOI Team

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FOI (Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust), Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request, Reference 1819 349. Unfortunately there has a been a delay in processing the request.

May I apologise on behalf of the Trust for an inconvenience caused by the delay in responding to your request. We are aware that the 20 working day deadline has not been met and endeavour to now resolve your request as soon as possible.

If the information is no longer required, or the request has changed since it was submitted, it would greatly appreciated if you could inform me by return email of any changes or withdrawal.

Once again, please accept my apology

FOI Team

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Dear FOI (Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust),

I have not received a response to any of my questions and this is now long overdue, please advise?

Yours sincerely,

Steve Mountain

FOI (Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust), Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust

Hello Steve

This request is taking longer than we would like as the information needed is difficult to locate in a format that you require.
Staff are still reviewing this request and I will let you know as soon as I receive the information or if the 18 hours needed has been reached.
I apologise for the delay

Regards

FOI team

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FOI (Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust), Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request, received below. Unfortunately there has a been a delay in processing the request.

May I apologise on behalf of the Trust for an inconvenience caused by the delay in responding to your request. We are aware that the 20 working day deadline has not been met and endeavour to now resolve your request as soon as possible.

If the information is still required please can you notify me. If I do not hear anything within the next 2 months I will presume you do not need this information and close this request.

Once again, please accept my apology.

FOI Team

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FOI (Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust), Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust

Dear Steve

Re: FOI_1819 349

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request, received below. Unfortunately there has a been a delay in processing the request.

May I apologise on behalf of the Trust for an inconvenience caused by the delay in responding to your request. We are aware that the 20 working day deadline has not been met and endeavour to now resolve your request as soon as possible.

If the information is no longer required, or the request has changed since it was submitted, it would greatly appreciated if you could inform me by return email of any changes or withdrawal.

If the Trust does not hear from you within the next Month we will close this request on your behalf

Once again, please accept my apology.

Regards

FOI Team

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Dear FOI (Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust),

Just to confirm, I'm still looking to receive this information please.

Yours sincerely,

Steve Mountain

FOI (Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust), Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request, received below. Unfortunately there has a been a delay in processing the request.

May I apologise on behalf of the Trust for an inconvenience caused by the delay in responding to your request. We are aware that the 20 working day deadline has not been met and endeavour to now resolve your request as soon as possible.

If the information is still required please can you notify me. If I do not hear anything within the next 2 months I will presume you do not need this information and close this request.

Once again, please accept my apology.

FOI Team

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