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Dear East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust,

Under the freedom of Information Act, I would like to request the following information if they are available:
• Could you supply me with a list of the agencies you currently use for any Healthcare Assistants and Nurses and for each one let me know if they have any of the following agreements with you:
• Master Vendor Solution
• Neutral Vendor Solution
• Tier 1 supplier
• Tier 2 supplier
• S.L.A. (Service Level Agreements)
• What current framework agreement is the trust signed up to (H.T.E, LPP or CCS)?
• The Contact First name and Surname & Telephone Number of the person in charge of your procurement department for accepting agencies on to your supply list.
• The contact Email of the person in charge of your procurement department for accepting agencies on to your supply list.
• The name of the temporary staffing manager that manages your agency use and his or email contact information.

Yours faithfully,

Tom Gregory

Freedom of Information (ELHT) Mailbox, East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust

Dear Mr Gregory

Thank you for your Freedom of Information Request under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Ref: 2018/01/16 GregoryT

Under the Act, the department is required to provide you with a response within 20 working days. We will write to you in response to your request for information by 13 February 2018.

The Freedom of Information Act includes a number of exemptions to releasing information. Some of these are qualified exemptions which require us to consider whether it is in the public interest to disclose or withhold the information. In these circumstances we may need more time to consider your request, and if this is the case we will write to you by the date above to inform you of when you can expect to receive a response. If you have any queries regarding this request please do not hesitate to contact me, quoting the reference number at the top of this email in all future correspondence.

Details of how we will process your request are available on our website at: http://www.elht.nhs.uk/freedom-of-inform...

Yours sincerely

Freedom of Information Team
East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust

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Freedom of Information (ELHT) Mailbox, East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust

Dear Mr Gregory

 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information Request under the terms of the
Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

Please see below answers to your questions below.

 

1.    Could you supply me with a list of the agencies you currently use
for any Healthcare Assistants and Nurses and for each one let me know if
they have any of the following agreements with you:

Below is a list of agencies we use for Registered Nurses as we do not use
Agency for Healthcare Assistants.

 

[1]4 Social Work Ltd
[2]Atlantis Medical Ltd
[3]Care Providers
[4]DRC Locums
[5]Enferm Medical
[6]Hays Plc
[7]Medacs Healthcare
[8]Medical Staffing Ltd
[9]Medicspro Ltd
[10]National Locums
[11]Nursing 2000
[12]Pertemp Medical
Professionals
[13]Service Care
Solutions
[14]TNA Medical Ltd
[15]Total Assist
[16]TXM Healthcare
[17]Your World
Recruitment Ltd

 

 

a)      Master Vendor Solution -None

b)      Neutral Vendor Solution - None

c)       Tier 1 supplier - None

d)      Tier 2 supplier - None

e)      S.L.A. (Service Level Agreements) - None

 

2.        What current framework agreement is the trust signed up to
(H.T.E, LPP or CCS)?

We access H.T.E but we also have and use LPP and CCS when needed. Overall
we have a H.T.E call off in place.

 

3.        The Contact First name and Surname & Telephone Number of the
person in charge of your procurement department for accepting agencies on
to your supply list. Amanda Hanson, Tel: 01254 733176

 

4.         The contact Email of the person in charge of your procurement
department for accepting agencies on to your supply list.

[18][email address]

 

5.         The name of the temporary staffing manager that manages your
agency use and his or email contact information.

DeAnne Staveley Temporary Staffing and Voluntary Service Manager, 01254
732500 select option 1

 

If you are not satisfied with the response you have received in relation
to your request and wish to request a review or make a complaint, you
should write to the Associate Director of Corporate Governance at the
Trust Headquarters, Level 2, Royal Blackburn Hospital, Haslingden Road,
Blackburn, BB2 3HH.  Tel: 01254 735998. Email: [19][East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust request email]

 

If you are not content with the outcome of our review, you may apply to
the Information Commissioner for a decision.  The Information Commissioner
can be contacted at:

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF.

 

Regards,

 

Hansa Cannon

Corporate Governance Compliance Officer

Company Secretariat

 

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust | Trust Headquarters | Level 2  |
Opposite Ward B2 and Ward B4 | Royal Blackburn Teaching Hospital |
Haslingden Road | Blackburn | Lancashire | BB2 3HH

 

Tel (DDI):  01254 732110

Int Ext:      82110

Email:       [20][East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust request email]

 

Website: [21]www.elht.nhs.uk

Twitter: [22]www.twitter.com/EastLancsHosp

Facebook: [23]www.facebook.com/EastLancashireHospitals

 

 

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