Agency Recruitment

Steve Mountain made this Freedom of Information request to Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation 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 (Oct 17 to Oct 18) on agency locum doctors via framework agencies, broken down into grade and specialty?
3. What is your yearly trust spend (Oct 17 to Oct 18) 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 BHT - Berkshire Healthcare NHS Trust, Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Sir/Madam

Thank you for your request for information. We will respond as soon as possible.

Kind regards

Isla Thompson
Executive Office Administrator

Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Fitzwilliam House, Skimped Hill Lane, Bracknell,
Berkshire, RG12 1BQ. | Tel: 01344 415600

Dear Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation 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 (Oct 17 to Oct 18) on agency locum doctors via framework agencies, broken down into grade and specialty?
3.What is your yearly trust spend (Oct 17 to Oct 18) 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

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Dear FOI BHT - Berkshire Healthcare 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 BHT - Berkshire Healthcare NHS Trust, Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Good morning

I apologise that we have not yet responded. Your FOI is waiting on one further question to be answered and then it will go through a sense check. I am hoping to have it to you next week.

Kind regards

Tina Kellow
Freedom of Information Officer/Executive Assistant
Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Please note I do not work on Wednesday

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Dear FOI BHT - Berkshire Healthcare NHS Trust,

I am still yet to receive a response to this, please advise as it's long overdue.

Yours sincerely,

Steve Mountain

FOI BHT - Berkshire Healthcare NHS Trust, Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Good afternoon

I apologise for this. I have contacted the service again to ask them what the hold up is.

Your sincerely

Tina Kellow

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FOI BHT - Berkshire Healthcare NHS Trust, Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Mr Mountain

Please accept our apologies for the delay in providing a response to your FOI request. This is now attached for your attention.

Regards

Jennifer Knowles
Office Manager & Assistant Company Secretary
Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

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