Agency Spend

Jenny Carper made this Freedom of Information request to Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust,

I hope you're well.

1.What is the total Trust spend purely with framework agencies for the recruitment of locum doctors and therapists in the past 12 months? Please also provide a break-down of spend per grade, speciality and by each recruitment agency by company name.

2.What is the total Trust spend purely with off-framework agencies for the recruitment of locum doctors and therapists in the past 12 months? Please also provide a break-down of spend per grade, speciality and by each recruitment agency by company name.

3. What is the total Trust spend purely with agencies for the recruitment of permanent & fixed term doctors and therapists in the past 6 months? Please also provide a break-down of spend per grade, speciality and by each recruitment agency by company name.

4. Does your organization use a Direct Engagement scheme? If so, who provides it and when does their contract expire?

5. What percentage of bookings are made outside of the Direct Engagement model (non-DE)?

6. Which medical services do you outsource to external companies & which companies do you outsource to?

7. How many doctors have been booked outside of IR35 in previous 12 months ?

8 . In which specialty is your highest paid Locum Consultant Doctor and what is their hourly rate ?

9. How many individual locums do you have working with each specific agency ? please provide each recruitment agency by company name and how many

Yours faithfully,

Jenny Carper

FOI (HERTFORDSHIRE PARTNERSHIP UNIVERSITY NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

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FOI (HERTFORDSHIRE PARTNERSHIP UNIVERSITY NHS FOUNDATION TRUST), Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Jenny,

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