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Dear Humber NHS Foundation Trust,

I am compiling a report on agency spend in the NHS. Please kindly provide me with the following information;

The number of locum/temporary/agency Substance Misuse Nurses/Addiction Nurses/Drug & Alcohol Nurses/Prison Nurses/Offender Health Nurses for each calendar month of 2012 i.e.
January 2012 5 Nurses

The number of locum/temporary/agency Substance Misuse Practitioners/Substance Misuse Workers/Recovery Workers/Drug & Alcohol Workers for each calendar month of 2012 i.e.
January 2012 5 Workers

The total monthly fees paid to recruitment agencies for staff working in prison settings for each calendar month of 2012 i.e.
January 2012 £100,000 paid to agencies.

The total monthly fees paid to recruitment agencies for staff working in substance misuse /drug and alcohol teams for each calendar month of 2012 i.e.
January 2012 £100,000 paid to agencies.

Your help in this matter is very much appreciated.

Yours faithfully,

Rose Shreeve

HUMBER - Freedom of Information,

Dear Mrs Shreeve

Thank you for your request for information about Locum Agency staff
spend in 2012 Your request was received on 18 March 2013 and I am
dealing with it 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 and you will be
required to pay before we will proceed to deal with your request.

I hope to respond to your request within 20 working days of it being
received.

All information provided under Freedom of Information is deemed to be in
the public domain. The Information Commissioner requires as good
practice that organisations make public, information provided from
Freedom of Information requests. The Trust will therefore place a copy
of this response on its website, www.humber.nhs.uk.
This is to help anyone who may have a similar enquiry. No personal
information about you, such as your name or email address will be shown
on this posting.

Any information we provide following your request under the Freedom of
Information Act will not confer an automatic right for you to re-use
that information, for example to publish it. If you wish to re-use the
information that we provide and you do not specify this in your initial
application for information then you must make a further request for its
re-use as per the Re-Use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2005
www.opsi.gov.uk . This will not affect your initial information request.

If you have any queries about this letter, please contact me.

Yours sincerely

Tracey O'Mullane
Information Governance Officer
Humber NHS Foundation Trust
Mary Seacole Building | Willerby Hill | Willerby | HU10 6ED
Tel: 01482 389273 | Fax: 01482 389139 | Web Site: www.humber.nhs.uk

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Dear Mrs Shreeve

 

I am writing to confirm that the Humber NHS Foundation Trust has now
completed its search for the information which you requested on 18 March
2013

 

You asked for

 

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|1)    The number of locum/temporary/agency Substance Misuse  |
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|      Nurses/Addiction Nurses/Drug & Alcohol Nurses/Prison |
| |
|      Nurses/Offender Health Nurses for each calendar month of 2012 i.e.|
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|      January 2012 5 Nurses |
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|     |
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|      December 2012 – 1 nurse |
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|     |
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|2)   The number of locum/temporary/agency Substance Misuse |
| |
|       Practitioners/Substance Misuse Workers/Recovery Workers/Drug & |
| |
|       Alcohol Workers for each calendar month of 2012 i.e. |
| |
|       January 2012 5 Workers |
| |
|     |
| |
|       December 2012 – 1 Staff Grade Practitioner |
| |
|  |
| |
|3)    The total monthly fees paid to recruitment agencies for staff |
| |
|       working in prison settings for each calendar month of 2012 i.e. |
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|       January 2012 £100,000 paid to agencies. |
| |
|     |
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|       £0 |
| |
|  |
| |
|4)  The total monthly fees paid to recruitment agencies for staff |
| |
|       working in substance misuse /drug and alcohol teams for each |
| |
|       calendar month of 2012 i.e. January 2012 £100,000 paid to |
|agencies. |
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|  |
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|          £14,935 |
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|  |
| |
|Humber NHS Foundation Trust only employed temporary staff as from |
|December 2012,  nothing for the rest of the year. Both the nurse and the|
|staff grade practitioners work in the additions service. We do not have |
|any temporary staff in the prisons. |
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I hope my response has covered all the information which you requested.

 

To help us measure our performance in responding to Freedom of Information
requests I wonder if you will take a little time to complete the attached
form and return it to me.

 

The information we have provided to you is copyrighted to the Humber NHS
Foundation Trust and provided to you free of charge for your personal use
or for other specific uses permitted in the Copyright Act. If however you
wish to use the information we have provided for any commercial purposes
including the sale of the information to a third party then, under the
Regulations on the Re-use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2005,
you must ask us for permission to do so in respect of each specific piece
of such information. If we do grant such permission this may involve a
licensing arrangement which may attract a fee.

 

All information provided under Freedom of Information is deemed to be in
the public domain. The Information Commissioner requires as good practice
that organisations make public, information provided from Freedom of
Information requests. The Trust will therefore place a copy of this
response on its website, [1]www.humber.nhs.uk.  This is to help anyone who
may have a similar enquiry. No personal information about you, such as
your name or email address will be shown on this posting.

 

If you have any other queries about this letter, please also contact me.

 

If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your
request and wish to make a complaint or request a review of our decision
you should write to:

 

PALS and Complaints Manager

Trust Headquarters

Willerby Hill

Beverley Road

Willerby

HU10 6ED

 

[2]mailto:[email address]

If you are not content with the outcome of your complaint, you may apply
directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. Generally, the
ICO cannot make a decision unless you have exhausted the complaints
procedure provided by the Humber NHS Foundation Trust. The Information
Commissioner can be contacted at:

 

The Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Graham Harmer

Information Governance and Legal Services Manager

 

This e-mail and any files transmitted with it are confidential and
intended solely for the use of the individual or entity to which they are
addressed.  If you are not the intended recipient you are notified that
any use, disclosure, copying or distribution of the information is
prohibited.  In such cases you should destroy this message and kindly
notify the sender by reply e-mail.  All e-mails will be scanned by the
Trust for viruses, spam and malicious content.  However, Humber NHS
Foundation Trust will not be liable for any losses as a result of any
virus contained within this email or attachment(s).  We are not liable for
any opinions expressed by the sender where this is a non-business e-mail. 
If you do not receive the entire message, or if you have difficulty with
the transmission, please telephone us immediately.

 

 

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