Agency Spend

Response to this request is long overdue. By law, under all circumstances, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King's Lynn, NHS Foundation Trust should have responded by now (details). You can complain by requesting an internal review.

Dear The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King's Lynn, NHS Foundation Trust,

Please could you provide the below information on Operating Department Practitioners please

1. List of off-framework agencies providing ODPs to the trust within the last 6 months
2. List of Agencies providing ODPs to the trust within the last 6 months
3. Total spend on each Framework Agency for ODPs used in the last 6 Months
4. Total spend on each off-framework agency for ODPs used in the last 6 Months
5. Hourly Rate of Highest paid agency ODP
6. Number of hours each Framework agency has supplied ODPs in the last 6 months
7. Number of Hours each off-framework agency has supplied ODPs in the last 6 months

Yours faithfully,

Mr G Martin

Heywood, Martin, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King's Lynn, NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Mr Martin

Thank you for your FOI request which is receiving attention.

Regards

Martin Heywood
Legal Services Manager

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Foundation Trust
Gayton Road
Kings Lynn
PE30 4ET
Email: [email address]
Tel: 01553 613521
Fax : 01553 613426
Web : www.qehkl.nhs.uk

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Heywood, Martin, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King's Lynn, NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Mr Martin

Further to my acknowledgement earlier today I can confirm that our Operating Department Practitioner service has not used any agency workers since 2010.

Regards

Martin Heywood
Legal Services Manager

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Foundation Trust
Gayton Road
Kings Lynn
PE30 4ET
Email: [email address]
Tel: 01553 613521
Fax : 01553 613426
Web : www.qehkl.nhs.uk

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Dear Heywood, Martin,

Just to confirm Operating Department Practicioners/Anaesthetic Nurses in Theatres have not used any agency?

Yours sincerely,

Mr G Martin

Heywood, Martin, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King's Lynn, NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Mr Martin

We will have to check anew about anaesthetic nurses as it wan to in your original request. I will revert to you as soon as I can.

Regards

Martin Heywood
Legal Services Manager

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Foundation Trust
Gayton Road
Kings Lynn
PE30 4ET
Email: [email address]
Tel: 01553 613521
Fax : 01553 613426
Web : www.qehkl.nhs.uk

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