Agency Spend for AHP

Carl Tinker made this Freedom of Information request to Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust,

Please could you advise:

the total agency spend for the period Jan 2010 to end of Dec 2010 for Allied Health Professionals (not administrators)

Please also specify the total agency spend for the same period Jan 2010 to end of Dec 2010 (not administrators), broken down for the following specialisms:

Speech & Language Therapists
Physiotherapists
Dieticians
Pharmacists
Radiographers
Sonographers

Please could you show figures separately

Yours faithfully,

Carl Tinker

Freedom Of Information Requests, Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

Thank you for your request.

Please note that from the list below we only directly employ pharmacists.

Are you happy if we supply the information relating to just that group of staff?

Regards,
Katie Stephenson
Communications Officer
Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust

T: 01772 695368
M: 07507 595380

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Dear Katie,

That will be fine.

Yours sincerely,

Carl Tinker

Freedom Of Information Requests, Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

Thanks Carl, we shall provide a response within 20 working days.

Regards,
Katie Stephenson
Communications Officer
Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust

T: 01772 695368
M: 07507 595380

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Freedom Of Information Requests, Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

Hi Carl,

Can you possibly further clarify what staff groups you classify as an Allied Health Professional?

Regards,
Katie Stephenson
Communications Officer
Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust

T: 01772 695368
M: 07507 595380

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Dear Katie,

We class the following staff groups as Allied Health Professionals.

Speech & Language Therapists
Physiotherapists
Dieticians
Pharmacists
Radiographers
Sonographers

If you can provide us with the total and the individual spend for each area, that would be greatly appreciated.

Yours sincerely,

Carl Tinker

Dear Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust,

Please note in addition to our original request,we would also require the amount spent on occupational therapists from Jan 2010 - Dec 2010.

Apologies for the inconvenience this additional request may cause.

Yours faithfully,

Carl Tinker

Freedom Of Information Requests, Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

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Hi Carl,

Following your request and subsequent clarification, please see attached
agency spend for Occupational Therapists and Pharmacists for January –
December 2010

I hope this answers your FOI. If you are unhappy with the way the Trust
has handled your request, you may ask for an internal review by contacting
the FOI Lead at [1][email address]

If you are not content with the outcome of the internal review, you have
the right to apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a
decision.

The Information Commissioner can be contacted at:

Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire SK9 5AF

Fax: 01625 524 510

Regards,

Katie Stephenson

Communications Officer

Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust

T: 01772 695368

M: 07507 595380

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