International Nurse Recruitment

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Dear FOI Team,
I would be most grateful if you would provide me, under the Freedom of Information Act, details in respect to any international nurse recruitment undertaken by the Trust. Specifically, can the Trust answer the following:
1. How many Nurses did the Trust recruit internationally in the period 2019-2021?
2. Please can the Trust detail the split of these Nurses by specialism / discipline / band?
3. Please provide the number of international Nurses provided by each supplier in this period?
4. For International Nurse recruitment can the Trust provide a complete breakdown of spend per supplier for 2019, 2020 and 2021?
5. Which framework(s) does the Trust use for international recruitment of Nurses?
6. Can the Trust confirm whether the contracts in place were tendered for via a framework mini competition (or direct call-off) or open procedure?
7. Per respective tender please confirm the suppliers who applied for inclusion and were / were not successful?
8. Could you please provide a copy of the tender specification given to all bidders for when this contract was last advertised?
9. Start date and duration (including extensions) of any live / active contracts in place for international recruitment services for Nurses?
10. Has a decision been made yet on whether the framework(s) / contract(s) are being either extended or renewed?
11. Who is the key procurement contact in procurement and senior officer (outside of procurement) responsible for the contract(s)?
Thanks in advance for your assistance.
Dom Free

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From: Dom Free <[FOI #869809 email]>
Sent: 09 June 2022 9:47 PM
To: WI FOI-Requests <[NHS Western Isles request email]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - International Nurse Recruitment
 
Dear FOI Team,
I would be most grateful if you would provide me, under the Freedom of
Information Act, details in respect to any international nurse recruitment
undertaken by the Trust. Specifically, can the Trust answer the following:
1.      How many Nurses did the Trust recruit internationally in the
period 2019-2021?
2.      Please can the Trust detail the split of these Nurses by
specialism / discipline / band?
3.      Please provide the number of international Nurses provided by each
supplier in this period?
4.      For International Nurse recruitment can the Trust provide a
complete breakdown of spend per supplier for 2019, 2020 and 2021?
5.      Which framework(s) does the Trust use for international
recruitment of Nurses?
6.      Can the Trust confirm whether the contracts in place were tendered
for via a framework mini competition (or direct call-off) or open
procedure?
7.      Per respective tender please confirm the suppliers who applied for
inclusion and were / were not successful?
8.      Could you please provide a copy of the tender specification given
to all bidders for when this contract was last advertised?
9.      Start date and duration (including extensions) of any live /
active contracts in place for international recruitment services for
Nurses?
10.     Has a decision been made yet on whether the framework(s) /
contract(s) are being either extended or renewed?
11.     Who is the key procurement contact in procurement and senior
officer (outside of procurement) responsible for the contract(s)?
Thanks in advance for your assistance.
Dom Free

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Kind regards,
Tina

NHS Western Isles / 37 South Beach Street / Stornoway / Isle of Lewis
/ HS1 2BB

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From: Dom Free <[FOI #869809 email]>
Sent: 09 June 2022 9:47 PM
To: WI FOI-Requests <[NHS Western Isles request email]>
Subject: Freedom of Information request - International Nurse Recruitment
 
Dear FOI Team,
I would be most grateful if you would provide me, under the Freedom of
Information Act, details in respect to any international nurse recruitment
undertaken by the Trust. Specifically, can the Trust answer the following:
1.      How many Nurses did the Trust recruit internationally in the
period 2019-2021?
2.      Please can the Trust detail the split of these Nurses by
specialism / discipline / band?
3.      Please provide the number of international Nurses provided by each
supplier in this period?
4.      For International Nurse recruitment can the Trust provide a
complete breakdown of spend per supplier for 2019, 2020 and 2021?
5.      Which framework(s) does the Trust use for international
recruitment of Nurses?
6.      Can the Trust confirm whether the contracts in place were tendered
for via a framework mini competition (or direct call-off) or open
procedure?
7.      Per respective tender please confirm the suppliers who applied for
inclusion and were / were not successful?
8.      Could you please provide a copy of the tender specification given
to all bidders for when this contract was last advertised?
9.      Start date and duration (including extensions) of any live /
active contracts in place for international recruitment services for
Nurses?
10.     Has a decision been made yet on whether the framework(s) /
contract(s) are being either extended or renewed?
11.     Who is the key procurement contact in procurement and senior
officer (outside of procurement) responsible for the contract(s)?
Thanks in advance for your assistance.
Dom Free

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