Dear Mid Yorkshire Hospitals 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

FOI, Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF FOI REQUEST

Thank you for your request for information received on 12th September 2018. It has been allocated the reference number FOI 4085 18/19 and is being dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Our aim is to provide the information as quickly as possible within 20 working days of receiving your request. Should there be any difficulty or delay you will be informed of the reasons and expected outcome. In some circumstances a fee may be payable, if this is the case, you will be informed and a fees notice will be issued to you. Payment is then required before we proceed with your request.

If you require further information as to the process or have any queries in relation to your request, please contact me quoting the reference above.

Kind Regards
Response Issued by
FOI Lead on behalf of The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Pinderfields Hospital,
Aberford Road
Wakefield
WF1 4DG

Tel: 0844 811 8110
Email: [email address]

Section 10(1) of the Act states that:
“Subject to subsections (2) and (3), a public authority must comply with section 1(1) promptly and in any event not later than the twentieth working day following the date of receipt.”

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Dear FOI,

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

Yours sincerely,

Steve Mountain

FOI, Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Good morning

I have on my schedule that your response is due out today.

I will send your response today.

Response Issued by
FOI Lead Officer
on behalf of The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Pinderfields Hospital,
Aberford Road
Wakefield
WF1 4DG

Tel: 0844 811 8110
email: [email address]

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Dear FOI,

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

Yours sincerely,

Steve Mountain

FOI, Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust

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Dear requester

The Trust did respond to your FOI request on the 11th October 2018.

Your response attached.

Kind regards

Response Issued by
FOI Lead Officer
on behalf of The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Pinderfields Hospital,
Aberford Road
Wakefield
WF1 4DG

Tel: 0844 811 8110
email: [email address]

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