Allied Health Care Professionals Information

Carl Tinker made this Freedom of Information request to Salford Primary Care Trust (PCT)

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Dear Salford Primary Care Trust (PCT),

I am gathering employment and local demographic data in relation to the local health & social care market place. It is with this mind that I hope you can supply the required information for the following job Category:
Allied Health Care Professionals
– Please break this down into the following catergories:

Arts Therapists
Biomedical scientists
Chiropodists / Podiatrists
Clinical Scientists
Hearing Aid Dispensers
Occupational Therapists
Operating Department Practitioners
Practitioner Phychologists
Speech & Language Therapists

If possible could this information please be presented for the year Jan 2010 - Dec 2010, showing both the annual total and monthly breakdown.

1.Total Number of staff Directly employed across the Trust per job type, by department
2.Number of temporary agency staff on placement within the Trust per job type, by department and by supplier
3.Total Number of permanent jobs filled/resourced through recruitment agencies
4.Total Spend on direct employment across the Trust per job type, by department
5.Total Spend on Temporary agency labour across the Trust, per job type, per department and by supplier
6.Total spend on Permanent fees paid to Agencies
7.Average Salary for each job role above based on results from 2010 for direct staff and agency staff

1.I would like the information in electronic format (and if possible, in Excel to assist with calculations). This should avoid any printing cost issues.
2.Could you please indicate which directorate as well as department.

Your assistance with this request is greatly appreciated.

Yours faithfully

Carl Tinker

Dear Salford Primary Care Trust (PCT),

Please could i have a response to our request above, as we should have received a response by now.

Yours faithfully,

Carl Tinker

Freedom of Information,

Hi Carl

This response hit a stumbling block at the point of approval as some of
the information contained within the response was unclear.

I have just spoken to a colleague who is going to seek clarification.

As soon as this is confirmed, we will be in a position to release the

Please accept our apologies for the lateness in our response.

Freedom of Information Team
NHS Salford
0161 212 4959

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Dear Freedom of Information,

Ref - Your previous reponse

Do you require any further clarification on our request or will you be in a position to provide us with an answer in the next few working days?

Yours sincerely,

Carl Tinker

Freedom of Information,

Hi Carl

I have just followed this up and will get back to you as soon as

Christine Parry

Michael Whittaker - Head of IT

NHS Salford
St James House
M6 5FW

Email Address: [email address]
Phone number: 0161 212 4959

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