Agency Recruitment

Steve Mountain made this Freedom of Information request to Highland NHS Board

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Dear Highland NHS Board,

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

FOIRequestsHighland (NHS HIGHLAND), Highland NHS Board

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FOIRequestsHighland (NHS HIGHLAND), Highland NHS Board

Dear Mr Mountain,

Thank you for your FOI request.

I will seek the information you request and respond in due course. This will be within the 20 working days target specified by the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Please note if you have any further queries regarding this FOI please email at [NHS Highland request email] quoting the above reference.

Yours sincerely

Anna

Anna McInally
Freedom Of Information Administrator
PA Support to Elaine Mead, Chief Executive, NHS Highland

NHS Highland
Assynt House, Beechwood Park, Inverness, IV2 3BW

Ext 4927

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Dear FOIRequestsHighland (NHS HIGHLAND),

I have not received a response to my questions within the allotted time given by the FOI act, please advise?

Yours sincerely,

Steve Mountain

FOIRequestsHighland (NHS HIGHLAND), Highland NHS Board

Thank you for your FOI request.

 

Your request has been passed to a member of the FOI team and a reference
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FOIRequestsHighland (NHS HIGHLAND), Highland NHS Board

Dear Mr Mountain,

Thank you for your email.

I apologise for our delay in responding. I have part of the response ready which I could send to you today and then send the rest of the information to you once it becomes available, would that be suitable?

Many thanks,
Anna

Anna McInally
Freedom Of Information Administrator
PA Support to Elaine Mead, Chief Executive, NHS Highland

NHS Highland
Assynt House, Beechwood Park, Inverness, IV2 3BW

Ext 4927

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Dear FOIRequestsHighland (NHS HIGHLAND),

That's ok, I can wait until you have it all to send at the same time.

Yours sincerely,

Steve Mountain

MCINALLY, Anna (NHS HIGHLAND), Highland NHS Board

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Dear Mr Mountain,

 

Please find attached our response to your recent Freedom of Information
Request.

 

If you have further queries regarding this please email
[1][NHS Highland request email] quoting the above reference.

 

 

Anna McInally

Freedom of Information Administrator

 

On behalf of

 

Ruth Daly

Board Secretary

 

NHS Highland

Assynt House

Beechwood Park

Inverness

IV2 3BW

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