Dear Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS 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

MEHT FOI (RQ8) Mid Essex Hospital, Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust

 Dear Requester

Thank you for your email and request for information.

Your request has been acknowledged. 
 
Normal Freedom of Information timescales apply from receipt of your
request (20 working days) into this MEHT FOI mailbox.

We look forward to dealing with your request.

Please contact [1][Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust request email] with any queries.

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Rebecca Pascoe and Liz Stewart
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MEHT FOI (RQ8) Mid Essex Hospital, Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust

Dear Mr Mountain

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act.

Please find our response attached / beneath.

The Finance department of the Trust is unable to answer this FOI as they are unable to break down the costs into the level of detail required.

If you are not satisfied with this response you may request an independent internal review by a senior member of the Trust staff who has had no involvement in dealing with your request. We aim to deal with FOI appeals within 20 days of receipt. Emails should be clearly marked ‘Internal Review ' and sent to [email address] Should you remain dissatisfied after this internal review, you will have a right of complaint to the Information Commissioner. Further information is available at: Information Commissioner's Office Wycliffe House Water Lane Wilmslow Cheshire SK95AF Telephone: 01625 545 700 - www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk

If you have any other queries please do not hesitate to contact me again.

Rebecca
Rebecca Pascoe-Youell

Public Information Manager
Corporate Department

Freedom of Information Requests to be emailed to: [email address]
South Wing - Level 3, Room 5, B346
01245 51(4536) [email address]

Information in this message may contain confidential and privileged information. If you are not the intended recipient please accept our apologies; please do not disclose, copy or distribute information in this e-mail or take any action in reliance on its contents: to do so is strictly prohibited and may be unlawful. Please inform us that this message has gone astray before deleting it. Content of emails received by this Trust will be subject to disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Unless the information is legally exempt from disclosure, confidentiality of this e-mail and your reply cannot be guaranteed. Thank you for your co-operation.

Pascoe Rebecca (RQ8) Mid Essex Hospital, Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust

Dear Mr Mountain

If I am able to find any other information from any other department to assist with answering your questions I will come back to you with my responses.

I may be able to get some information from HR.

I will come back to you with any information I can get hold of for you.

Rebecca
Rebecca Pascoe-Youell

Public Information Manager
Corporate Department

Freedom of Information Requests to be emailed to: [email address]
South Wing - Level 3, Room 5, B346
01245 51(4536) [email address]

Normal working days - Wednesday and Thursday
(Liz Stewart – Monday, Tuesday and Friday)

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Pascoe Rebecca (RQ8) Mid Essex Hospital, Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust

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Good morning

 

Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act.

 

Please find our response attached / beneath.

 

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

2.         How many doctors have been booked outside of IR35 since April
2017? All doctors fall within the IR35 rules.

3.         What is your yearly trust spend on agency locum doctors via
framework agencies, broken down into grade and specialty? Not able to
provide this level of information

4.         What is your yearly trust spend on agency locum doctors via
OFF-framework agencies, broken down into grade and specialty? Not able to
provide this level of information

5.         What is your average total charge rate for a locum consultant
doctor? Average information is not provided under FOI as it is not
recorded information.

6.         Who is the highest paid locum Consultant, what is the hourly
rate and in what specialty do they practice?  This information varies and
cannot be supplied.

7.         Please can you outline your spend per agency, broken down by
grade and specialty of doctor over the past 12 months? Not able to provide
this level of information.

 

 

If you are not satisfied with this response you may request an independent
internal review by a senior member of the Trust staff who has had no involvement
in dealing with your request.  We aim to deal with FOI appeals within 20 days of
receipt. Emails should be clearly marked ‘Internal Review ' and sent to
[1][email address] Should you remain dissatisfied after this internal review,
you will have a right of complaint to the Information Commissioner.  Further
information is available at: Information Commissioner's Office Wycliffe House
Water Lane Wilmslow Cheshire SK95AF Telephone: 01625 545 700 -
[2]www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk

 

If you have any other queries please do not hesitate to contact me again.

 

 

Rebecca

Rebecca Pascoe-Youell

 

Public Information Manager
Corporate Department

 

Freedom of Information Requests to be emailed to: [email address]

South Wing - Level 3, Room 5, B346
01245 51(4536) [3][email address]

Normal working days – Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

 

 

Information in this message may contain confidential and privileged
information. If you are not the intended recipient please accept our
apologies; please do not disclose, copy or distribute information in this
e-mail or take any action in reliance on its contents: to do so is
strictly prohibited and may be unlawful. Please inform us that this
message has gone astray before deleting it. Content of emails received by
this Trust will be subject to disclosure under the Freedom of Information
Act 2000. Unless the information is legally exempt from disclosure,
confidentiality of this e-mail and your reply cannot be guaranteed. Thank
you for your co-operation.

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