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

Lucy Bennett (Aneurin Bevan UHB - Corporate Services), Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Dear Sir/Madam,
 
Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act received on 9^th June 2022. We have allocated it the
following reference number FOI 22-260 and will be in contact again
shortly.
 
We aim to respond to all Freedom of Information requests within 20 working
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In the meantime, if we can be of any further assistance, please do not
hesitate to contact me.
Kind regards,
Shane Dunning (On behalf of)
Lucy Bennett
Rheolwr Gwasanaethau Corfforaethol - Rhyddid Gwybodaeth/Corporate Services
Manager - Freedom of Information
 
Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Aneurin Bevan/Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Ystafell 043, Pencadlys, Ysbyty Sant Cadog, Ffordd y Lodj, Caerllion,
Casnewydd, NP18 3XQ/Room 043, Headquarters, St Cadoc's Hospital, Lodge
Road, Caerleon, Newport, NP18 3XQ
E-bost/E-mail: [1][email address]
Ffôn/Tel: Extension 55956 or (01633) 435956 (external)

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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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Lucy Bennett (Aneurin Bevan UHB - Corporate Services), Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

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Thank you for your request for information under the Freedom of Information Act, received on 9th June 2022.

Please find attached the Health Board’s response to this request.

If you have any further queries please do not hesitate to contact me using the details provided below.

Regards

Lucy Bennett
Rheolwr Gwasanaethau Corfforaethol - Rhyddid Gwybodaeth/Corporate Services Manager - Freedom of Information

Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Aneurin Bevan/Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Ystafell 043, Pencadlys, Ysbyty Sant Cadog, Ffordd y Lodj, Caerllion, Casnewydd, NP18 3XQ/Room 043, Headquarters, St Cadoc's Hospital, Lodge Road, Caerleon, Newport, NP18 3XQ
E-bost/E-mail: [email address]
Ffôn/Tel: Extension 55956 or (01633) 435956 (external)

Croesawn ohebiaeth yn Gymraeg ac yn Saesneg. Ni fydd gohebu yn Gymraeg yn arwain at oedi. We welcome correspondence in Welsh and English. Corresponding in Welsh will not lead to a delay.