International Nurse Recruitment

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The request was successful.

Dear NHS Trust,

Please can you provide answers for the following questions:

1. How many nursing vacancies per specialty are there currently in the trust?

2. During the financial year 22/23, which international nurse recruitment partners did you use, if any?

3. Outside of the procurement team who is the Senior Officer responsible for International Nurse Recruitment?

4. What was the international nurse recruitment spend by the trust for the financial year 22/23?

5. How many international nurses did the trust receive in the financial year 22/23?

Yours faithfully,

Zoe Upshall

FOI (MCT), Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust

Good Morning Ms Upshall

Thank you for your recent Freedom of Information request which has been received and a response is being co-ordinated. Your reference number is FOI 23-388.

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The FOI Team
Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust
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FOI (MCT), Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Zoe,

Thank you for your recent request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Please find attached the Trust’s response.

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Catherine Draper
Information Governance Office
Information Governance Team
Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust

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