Bank Workforce & VMS Arrangements

Response to this request is long overdue. By law, under all circumstances, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King's Lynn, NHS Foundation Trust should have responded by now (details). You can complain by requesting an internal review.

Dear The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King's Lynn, NHS Foundation Trust,

In relation to your Healthcare Agency supply of Temporary Workers could you please provide the answers to the following questions in the below table:
1. Do you have a Master Vendor or Neutral Vendor arrangement in place?
2. If yes, who is your current Master Vendor or Neutral Vendor Provider and which disciplines do they supply?
3. What fill rates are achieved with your Master Vendor or Neutral Vendor Provider in the various disciplines?
4. Are you charged a fee for the service and if so, what is the cost?
5. What is the expiry date for your current contract/contracts?

Staffing Provision MV or NV Provider Fill Rates % Service Fee Contract Expiry Date
General Nursing
Theatres (Nursing)
Healthcare Assistants
RMN’s (Where applicable)
Doctors (All specialisms)
Non-Medical, Non-Clinical
ENP/ANP

In relation to your Bank workforce expenditure please could you provide answers to the following questions:
1. Do you use any external/3rd parties to manage your bank workforce?
2. If so, please provide the name of the provider and contract start and end dates.
3. Which bank software do you use and how long are you in contract with them?
Please can you ensure that responses are replied to in line with the governance of freedom of information requests.
Thank you very much for your time and effort.

Yours faithfully,

Mr M H Green

Legal Services, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King's Lynn, NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Mr Green,

Many thanks for your FOI request which is receiving attention.

Yours Sincerely

Vicky Townsend

Legal Services Support Officer
Legal Services
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Gayton Road
Kings Lynn
Norfolk
PE30 4ET

01553 613998
[email address]

Working hours
Monday & Tuesday 0830-1615
Wednesday 0830-1300

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