Daniel Robinson

Dear East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust,

Which agency filled the most nursing shifts at your Trust in the last 30 days and how many hours or shifts did they fill?

How many of the shifts filled by agency nurses in the last 30 days were above cap?

Which wards or departments and sites within your Trust utilised agency nurses in the last 30 days and how many shifts were booked on each?

How many nursing shifts were filled by Framework agencies above the 50% NHS Improvement increased caps in the last 30 days?

Please list the nursing agencies utilised in the last 30 days above the 50% increased NHS Improvement capped rates by your Trust.

Are there any other services linked to your Trust that utilise on or off contract suppliers in excess of the 50% NHS I cap? These services could include prisons, or community based services. If so please provide a list of these services and the amount of nursing shifts filled in each in the last 30 days

Yours faithfully,

Daniel Robinson

FOI Requests CGH, East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Daniel,

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From 1st July 2018, Ipswich and Colchester Hospitals merged to become East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust. Therefore, unless otherwise specified, responses are on behalf of East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust.

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Amy Witham
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East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust
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From 1^st July 2018, Ipswich and Colchester Hospitals merged to become
East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust. Therefore, unless
otherwise specified, responses are on behalf of East Suffolk and North
Essex NHS Foundation Trust.

 

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Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust:

 

Your enquiry has been dealt with in accordance with the Trust’s Freedom of
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information you requested:

 

1)      Which agency filled the most nursing shifts at your Trust in the
last 30 days and how many hours or shifts did they fill?

TFS Healthcare 153

 

2)      How many of the shifts filled by agency nurses in the last 30 days
were above cap?

298 shifts filled by Agency staff in the last 30 days were above the NHSi
CAP.

 

3)      Which wards or departments and sites within your Trust utilised
agency nurses in the last 30 days and how many shifts were booked on
each? 

Please see attached spreadsheet  

 

4)      How many nursing shifts were filled by Framework agencies above
the 50% NHS Improvement increased caps in the last 30 days? 

4 shifts

 

5)      Please list the nursing agencies utilised in the last 30 days
above the 50% increased NHS Improvement capped rates by your Trust.

Your World Recruitment

 

6)      Are there any other services linked to your Trust that utilise on
or off contract suppliers in excess of the 50% NHS I cap?  These services
could include prisons, or community based services.  If so please provide
a list of these services and the amount of nursing shifts filled in each
in the last 30 days

N/A

 

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