Arrangements for Trust Bank and Agency Locums

Ola Michalik made this Freedom of Information request to Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,

Do you have an agency service level agreement in place for Medical locums?

Which framework do you currently source staff under?

Which of the below arrangements do you currently have in place?
• Master Vendor
• Preferred supplier list
• No arrangement

What was your spend on medical locums for the last 3 financial years?

Do you have a bank for medical locums?

What value goes through your internal bank currently ?

Do you manage this on a system? If yes how much do you pay for this per annum or if per transaction please confirm?

Do you have any company that runs this for you? If yes how much do you pay for this per annum or if per transaction please confirm?

Yours faithfully,

Ola Michalik

FOI, Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Ms Michalik,

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Alan Larn | communications officer (Freedom of Information) | communications department
Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust | Nethermayne | Essex | SS16 5NL
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