Agency Recruitment

Steve Mountain made this Freedom of Information request to Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

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Dear Nottingham University 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

Foulds James (ICT Services), Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

 

REF: NUH 49813 FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST -
Acknowledgement

 

Thank you for your request for information. Your request was received on
5^th September 2018 and we are dealing with it under the terms of the
Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH) came into being on 1st
April 2006 and assumed responsibility for the services provided by both
the Queen's Medical Centre (QMC) and Nottingham City Hospital NHS Trust
(NCH).

 

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Yours sincerely,

 

James Foulds

Freedom of Information (FOI) Administrator

Information Governance Team

Heathfield House

ICT Services, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

City Hospital Tel: 0115 9691169 ext 54656

 

Please note my working hours are 08.00 -16.00 through the working week.

 

ICT Services are always happy to help, you can access our services by
calling 69000 or for non-urgent enquiries please use the Self Service form
[2]http://ictselfservice

 

Help us prevent infections at our hospitals by cleaning your hands.
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Dear Foulds James (ICT Services),

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

Yours sincerely,

Steve Mountain

Foulds James (ICT Services), Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Dear Mr Mountain

I apologise for the delay in you receiving your request for information, I've been away from the trust and have only seen your e-mail today. I've enquired with the team who are working on this request as to when this will be completed. I will update you as soon as I get a response.

Thank you for your patience.

Regards

James

James Foulds
Freedom of Information (FOI) Administrator
Information Governance Team
ICT Services, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
City Hospital
Heathfield House
Tel: 0115 9691169 ext 54656

Please note my working hours are 08.00 -16.00 through the working week.

ICT Services are always happy to help, you can access our services by calling 69000 or for non-urgent enquiries please use the Self Service form http://ictselfservice

Help us prevent infections at our hospitals by cleaning your hands. Remember – hand washing is the simplest and most effective way of preventing infections.

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Dear Foulds James (ICT Services),

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

Yours sincerely,

Steve Mountain

Foulds James (ICT Services), Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Dear Mr Mountain

I've e-mailed the departments who are working on your request for information for a response.

I apologies for the length of time this is taking I hope to update you soon.

Regards

James

James Foulds
Freedom of Information (FOI) Administrator
Information Governance Team
ICT Services, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
City Hospital
Heathfield House
Tel: 0115 9691169 ext 54656

Please note my working hours are 08.00 -16.00 through the working week.

ICT Services are always happy to help, you can access our services by calling 69000 or for non-urgent enquiries please use the Self Service form http://ictselfservice

Help us prevent infections at our hospitals by cleaning your hands. Remember – hand washing is the simplest and most effective way of preventing infections.

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Foulds James (ICT Services), Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

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Dear Mr Mountain

 

I apologise for the lengthy delay in disclosing your request for
information, I had been awaiting information from one of our corporate
divisions which arrived today.

 

I hope that this delay has not been of any inconvenience to you.

 

Regards

 

James

 

 

REF: NUH 49813 FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - INFORMATION REQUEST –
FINAL DISCLOSURE

 

I am writing in response to your correspondence dated 6^th September 2018
requesting information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH) came into being on 1st
April 2006 and assumed responsibility for the services provided by both
the Queen's Medical Centre (QMC) and Nottingham City Hospital NHS Trust
(NCH). 

 

Your request for information has now been considered and I am pleased to
be able to answer your questions as follows:

 

o Please refer to the attached document

 

You are advised that this information is provided in accordance with the
Freedom of Information Act 2000 and is for your personal use.  Any re-use
of this information will be subject to copyright and the Re-Use of Public
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misleading manner.

 

If you have any queries or concerns then please contact me. Please
remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

 

If you are unhappy with the response you have received and wish to make an
appeal, you should write to:

 

Information Governance Manager

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

ICT Services, Heathfield House

City Campus

Hucknall Road

Nottingham

NG5 1PB

 

If are unhappy with the overall service you have received and wish to make
a complaint, you should write to:

 

Complaints Lead

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust,

Queen’s Medical Centre Campus,

Derby Road,

Nottingham, NG7 2UH.

 

If, after exhausting our internal process, you are still unhappy with the
information received, you may write to:

 

The Information Commissioner’s Office,

Wycliffe House,

Water Lane,

Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

Telephone: 08456 30 60 60 or 01625 54 57 45
[1]www.ico.gov.uk

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

James Foulds

Freedom of Information (FOI) Administrator

Information Governance Team

ICT Services, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

City Hospital

Heathfield House

Tel: 0115 9691169 ext 54656

 

Please note my working hours are 08.00 -16.00 through the working week.

 

ICT Services are always happy to help, you can access our services by
calling 69000 or for non-urgent enquiries please use the Self Service form
[2]http://ictselfservice

 

Help us prevent infections at our hospitals by cleaning your hands.
Remember – hand washing is the simplest and most effective way of
preventing infections.

 

 

Please note my working hours are 08.00 -16.00 through the working week.

 

ICT Services are always happy to help, you can access our services by
calling 69000 or for non-urgent enquiries please use the Self Service form
[3]http://ictselfservice

 

Help us prevent infections at our hospitals by cleaning your hands.
Remember – hand washing is the simplest and most effective way of
preventing infections.

 

 

Sent on behalf of:

Rory King
Information Governance Manager

ICT Services

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

City Hospital

Nottingham

NG5 1PB

 

Tel: 0115 9691169 Ext. 57169

Email: [4][email address]

 

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