Dario Mariani made this Freedom of Information request to Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust,

Can you please provide the contact information for the person responsible for the recruitment of locums for Registered Mental health Nurses, Psychiatrists and Psychologists.

Their Job title may include (but not exclusive to):
Project Officer
Temporary Staffing Officer
Placement Co-ordinator
Block booking coordinator
HR recruitment lead
Temporary staffing manager

could you kindly also provide me with the following information please for the financial year 2012-2013.
The total spend on agency/temporary/locum Psychiatrists sorted by supplying agency
Agency A £50,000
Agency B £10,000
Agency C £7,000

The total number of agency/temporary/locum Psychiatrists used sorted by supplying agency
Agency A 5
Agency B 10
Agency C 7

Yours faithfully,

Dario Mariani

Freedom of Information (Sussex Partnership Trust), Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

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Yours sincerely


Freedom of Information Office


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Savage Sarah (Bank) (Sussex Partnership Trust), Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Dear Mr Mariani

Thank you for your enquiry for the above information. Before considering provision of the information I should like to draw to your attention the Re-Use of Public Sector Information Regulations 2005.

Information provided under the Freedom of Information Act is normally copyrighted by the Trust. Therefore if you wish to make use of the information for personal or journalistic uses we will be happy to provide this as appropriate. If you intend to re-use the material for business purposes, whether your own or others, and whether the information is passed on freely or charged for, you must make a request for the re-use of the information. We will generally not provide the right of re-use as this may not be in the best interest of the organisation, especially where there are existing or future procurements.

If you would like to proceed with the request for information and confirm it is for personal or journalistic purposes only we will be happy to provide the information as appropriate. If you are able to respond within 3 working days of this letter we will continue to process the original request as per the normal Freedom of Information timetable based on the date of the initial enquiry. If you do not respond within 3 working days we will put the request “on hold” and re-open when we have received confirmation that you wish to continue with the enquiry.

Kindest regards

Sarah Savage
Administration Assistant – Chief Executive’s Office
Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Tel: 01903 843078
Fax: 01903 843164
Email: [email address]

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