Agency Staffing

Rob Charlton made this Freedom of Information request to The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

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Dear Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust,

Please can you provide me with further information on the supply of
agency Staff to your trust/authority. Please could you advise on
the agency/locum spend for the following categories during the
following time periods:

Categories:
All Allied Health Professions (AHP)
All Health Science Services (HSS)
Radiography / Medical Imaging
Physiotherapy
Pathology
Pharmacy
Mortuary
Nursing
Medical Locums (Doctors)

Time periods:
2006 (1st Jan-31st Dec)
2007 (1st Jan-31st Dec)
2008 (1st Jan-31st Dec)
2009 (1st Jan-31st Dec)
2010 (Q1 – 1st Jan – 31st March)
2010 (Q2 – 1st April – 30th June)
2010 (Q3 – 1st July – 30th September)
2010 (Q4 – 1st October – 31st December)
2011 (Q1 – 1st Jan – 31st March)
2011 (Q2 – 1st April – 30th June)
2011 (Q3 – 1st July – 30th September)

Please outline details of any current framework or preferred
supplier list in place for the supply of agency/locum staff within
the above categories to your trust/authority along with details on
any renewal dates or plans to re-procure the agreements.

Thank you for your attention.

Yours faithfully,

Rob Charlton

Samuel Roz, The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

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Dear Mr Charlton,

Thank you for your request for information.

The Trust acknowledges your request and it is being processed as a new
request under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

In some circumstances a fee may be payable and if that is the case, I
will let you know. A fees notice will be issued to you if necessary and
you will be required to pay before I will proceed to deal with your
request.

Please find attached a briefing which explains:

* your rights to request a review by the Trust or to complain to
the Information Commissioner's Office if you are not satisfied with the
response from the Trust,

* an outline of the Trust's policy on the Reuse of Public Sector
Information,

* a feedback survey.

Please complete the feedback survey and send it back to the Trust via
this email address or via post to Freedom of Information Officer, The
Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, Royal Shrewsbury Hospital,
Mytton Oak Road, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY3 8XQ.

If you have any queries regarding this email, please contact me and
quote the reference number above in any future correspondence.

Kind regards

Roz Samuel
Communications Officer

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Mytton Oak Road, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY3
8XQ

Tel: 01743 261000 ext 1378
Email: [email address]

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Communications Intern, The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

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Dear Mr Charlton,

 

Thank you for your request for information.

 

Please see The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust’s response below.

 

Please find attached an excel spreadsheet that provides a breakdown of
Agency/ Locum spends for the following:

 

·         All Allied Health Professions (AHP)

·         All Health Science Services (HSS)

·         Radiography / Medical Imaging

·         Physiotherapy

·         Pathology

·         Pharmacy

·         Mortuary

·         Nursing

o Medical Locums (Doctors

 

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust can confirm that it does not
record this information in calendar year, i.e.  1st January to 31st
December, for the following years but has provided the information broken
down into financial year for the following:

 

·         2006 (1st Jan-31st Dec)

·         2007 (1st Jan-31st Dec)

·         2008 (1st Jan-31st Dec)

·         2009 (1st Jan-31st Dec)

·         2010 (Q1 – 1st Jan – 31st March)

 

The Trust can confirm that for the following request criteria has been
broken down in to quarterly timescales for the financial year of 2010/11.

 

·         2010 (Q2 – 1st April – 30th June)

·         2010 (Q3 – 1st July – 30th September)

·         2010 (Q4 – 1st October – 31st December)

·         2011 (Q1 – 1st Jan – 31st March)

·         2011 (Q2 – 1st April – 30th June)

·         2011 (Q3 – 1st July – 30th September)

 

 

In reference to your final request:

 

Please outline details of any current framework or preferred supplier list
in place for the supply of agency/locum staff within the above categories
to your trust/authority along with details on any renewal dates or plans
to re-procure the agreements.

 

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust can confirm that all of our
suppliers are either registered with the national framework agreements via
Buying Solutions or through regional framework agreements through
HealthTrust Europe. The National Framework Agreement is set to run until
June 2012.  Information about the National Framework Agreement can be
found on at the Buying Solutions website:
[1]http://www.buyingsolutions.gov.uk/servic...

 

 

Please find attached a briefing which explains:

·         your rights to request a review by the Trust or to complain to
the Information Commissioner’s Office if you are not satisfied with the
response from the Trust,

·         an outline of the Trust’s policy on the Reuse of Public Sector
Information,

·         a feedback survey.

 

Please complete the feedback survey and send it back to the Trust via this
email address or via post to Freedom of Information Officer, The
Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, Royal Shrewsbury Hospital,
Mytton Oak Road, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY3 8XQ.

 

If you have any queries regarding this email, please contact me and quote
the reference number above in any future correspondence.

 

 

With my kindest regards,

 

Ross Mushet

Communications Assistant

 

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust | Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
Mytton Oak Road | Shrewsbury | Shropshire | SY3 8XQ

 

Tel: 01743 261337 | Communications Team: 01743 261378

Email: [email address] | Website: [2]www.sath.nhs.uk

 

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