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Rob Charlton made this Freedom of Information request to Orkney NHS Board

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Dear Orkney NHS Board,

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

FOIRequests (NHS ORKNEY), Orkney NHS Board

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FOI Request – Acknowledgment of Receipt

 

I hereby acknowledge receipt of the request detailed below.

 

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|Your Query: |
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|Please can you provide me with further information on the supply of |
|agency Staff to your trust/authority. |
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|1.    Please could you advise on the agency/locum spend for the |
|following categories during the following time periods: |
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|     Categories: |
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|a)    All Allied Health Professions (AHP) |
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|b)    All Health Science Services (HSS) |
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|c)    Radiography / Medical Imaging |
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|d)    Physiotherapy |
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|e)    Pathology |
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|f)     Pharmacy |
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|g)    Mortuary |
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|h)    Nursing |
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|i)      Medical Locums (Doctors) |
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|     Time periods: |
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|      i.        2006 (1st Jan-31st Dec) |
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|     ii.        2007 (1st Jan-31st Dec) |
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|    iii.        2008 (1st Jan-31st Dec) |
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|   iv.        2009 (1st Jan-31st Dec) |
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|    v.        2010 (Q1 – 1st Jan – 31st March) |
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|   vi.        2010 (Q2 – 1st April – 30th June) |
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|  vii.        2010 (Q3 – 1st July – 30th September) |
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|viii.        2010 (Q4 – 1st October – 31st December) |
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|   ix.        2011 (Q1 – 1st Jan – 31st March) |
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|    x.        2011 (Q2 – 1st April – 30th June) |
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|   xi.        2011 (Q3 – 1st July – 30th September) |
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|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. |
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|Reference number allocated to this request: |
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|2011 - 299 |
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|(Please quote this reference number in any future correspondence |
|relating to this request.) |
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|The official date of your request is*:  |
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|20/12/2011 |
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|A response should be sent to your request no later than**: |
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|17/01/2012 |
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Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) website, defines these criteria as
follows.  For the full guidance please visit the ICO website –
[1]www.ico.gov.uk.

 

* The 20 working day clock starts:

-       the day after the public authority receives the request -
according to section 10(1) the time limit for compliance is the twentieth
working day following the date of receipt.

or

-       the day the authority receives further information it reasonably
requires in order to identify and locate the information requested.

 

** A public authority must inform the applicant in writing whether it
holds the information requested and if so, communicate that information to
the applicant, promptly, but not later than 20 working days after receipt
of the request

 

Yours sincerely,

Kirsty Sutherland

Freedom of Information Officer

NHS Orkney

Balfour Hospital, New Scapa Road, Kirkwall

Orkney KW15 1BH

Tel: 01856 888 220; Fax: 01856 888 211

FOI E-mail: [email address]

[2]www.ohb.scot.nhs.uk

 

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FOIRequests (NHS ORKNEY), Orkney NHS Board

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Please find attached the response to your Freedom of Information request.

 

Regards,

Kirsty Sutherland

Freedom of Information (FOI) Officer

NHS Orkney

Headquarters

Garden House

New Scapa Road

Kirkwall

Orkney

KW15 1BQ

Tel: 01856 888220

 

FOI Requests e-mail: [1][NHS Orkney request email]

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