Agency Recruitment

Steve Mountain made this Freedom of Information request to Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Humber Teaching NHS Foundation 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 (HUMBER TEACHING NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust,

I have not received a response from you within the allotted FOI time frame. Please can you advise?

Yours faithfully,

Steve Mountain

FOI (HUMBER TEACHING NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust

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FOI (HUMBER TEACHING NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Steve Mountain

Please accept our apologies we are still dealing with the request and will respond next week.

Kind regards

Freedom of Information Team
Freedom Of Information Officer
Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
Mary Seacole Building
Willerby Hill
Beverley Road
Willerby
HU10 6ED

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FOI (HUMBER TEACHING NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Steve Mountain

Please find attached the response to your Freedom of Information Request. Sorry for the delay.

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Dear FOI (HUMBER TEACHING NHS FOUNDATION TRUST),

My request is now long overdue, please can I have another update on this?

Yours sincerely,

Steve Mountain