Bank Workforce & VMS Arrangements

Mr M H Green made this Freedom of Information request to Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Bolton 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

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Freedom of Information, Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION

 

 

REF:       2020-430           

Subject:   Bank Workforce & VMS Arrangements    

 

 

Dear Sir/Madam,

 

Thank you for your email dated 29^th September 2020 where you requested
information about Bank Workforce & VMS Arrangements.

The information you requested is enclosed.  

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|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? | |
|--------------------------------------|We do not have a Master Vendor or|
|3. What fill rates are achieved with |Neutral Vendor for Agency |
|your Master Vendor or Neutral Vendor |staffing |
|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? | |
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|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? | |
| |We do not have any external/third|
|  |party company that manages our |
|--------------------------------------|bank, We use Allocate Software |
|2. If so, please provide the name of |for managing our bank and we |
|the provider and contract start and |renew that contract on a rolling |
|end dates. |basis. |
| | |
|  |  |
|--------------------------------------| |
|3. Which bank software do you use and |  |
|how long are you in contract with | |
|them? | |
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Information Governance Department

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Opposite N Block

Royal Bolton Hospital

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