Mental Health Agency Staff - 2018

Benjamin Stone made this Freedom of Information request to Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust

This request has been closed to new correspondence from the public body. Contact us if you think it ought be re-opened.

The request was successful.

Dear Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust,

Please can you confirm how many temporary Mental Health staff of the below specialisms, you had working on an agency/locum basis between the dates of 12th March – 16th March 2018.
Can you please break this information down into the following types:

• Mental Health Nurse
• Psychologist
• Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner
• Psychotherapist
• Counsellor
• Cognitive Behavioural Therapist

To provide additional clarity on my request, ‘temporary Mental Health staff’ is to mean all persons who are mental health staff and are not on permanent contracts of employment with the MOD, but are supplied via employment agencies.

Yours faithfully,

Benjamin Stone

Foi (DUDLEY AND WALSALL MENTAL HEALTH PARTNERSHIP NHS TRUST),

Dear Sir / Madam,

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - Dudley & Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust

Thank you for your request for information under the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 which we received on 13th April 2018.

As per section 10 of the Act, you can expect a reply no later than 20 working days from this date.

There may be a fee payable for this information. This will be considered and you will be informed if a fee is payable. In this event the fee must be paid before the information is processed and released. The 20 day time limit for responses is suspended until receipt of the payment. If there is a fee payable we will write to you again to let you know the process in this event.

For your information, the Act defines a number of exemptions which may prevent the release of the information you have requested. We will assess whether any of the exemption categories apply to your request (as per PART 11 of the Act) and if they do, or if there is a delay due to the application of an exemption we will write to you again.

If any further assistance in this matter is required, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Yours sincerely,

Nicola Derry
Corporate Governance Support Officer (Temporary)
Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust

Email: [email address]

Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership Trust
Trust HQ
Trafalgar House, 2nd Floor
47-49 King Street
Dudley, DY2 8PS

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Dear Foi (DUDLEY AND WALSALL MENTAL HEALTH PARTNERSHIP NHS TRUST),

I was wondering if you are any closer to my response.

Yours sincerely,

Benjamin Stone

Dear Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust's handling of my FOI request 'Mental Health Agency Staff - 2018'.

I made an initial request on the 13th April, it is now the 13th June. What has taken so long?

A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/m...

Yours faithfully,

Benjamin Stone

Foi (DUDLEY AND WALSALL MENTAL HEALTH PARTNERSHIP NHS TRUST),

Dear Mr Stone

I refer to your email of 13th June 2018.

I would like to apologise on behalf of the Trust that we have not fulfilled your Freedom of Information Request within the requisite timescale.

I am in the processing of collating the information so that I can get a response to you within the next week. I hope this is satisfactory to you.

Kind regards

Jannette

Jannette Boss
Corporate Governance Support Officer
Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust

Contact Details:
External number: 01384 325002
Internal extension: 65002

Email: [email address]

Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership Trust
Trust HQ
Trafalgar House, 2nd Floor
47-49 King Street
Dudley, DY2 8PS

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Foi (DUDLEY AND WALSALL MENTAL HEALTH PARTNERSHIP NHS TRUST),

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Dear Mr Stone

 

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 - Dudley & Walsall Mental Health
Partnership NHS Trust

 

Freedom of Information Request No: 3306

Further to your Freedom of Information request received on 13th April 2018
and my subsequent email to you of 15th June 2018,  I am able to respond
now and can confirm that the Trust holds the requested information. Please
find our response to your following request below in blue:

 

Please can you confirm how many temporary Mental Health staff of the below
specialisms you had working on an agency/locum basis between the dates of
12th March – 16th March 2018.  Can you please break this information down
in to the following types:

 

•         Mental Health Nurse – 22

•         Psychologist – 2

•         Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner – 11

•         Psychotherapist – 2

•         Counsellor – 0

•         Cognitive Behavioural Therapist - 2

 

Your request has now been closed. If you have any queries related to the
responses provided please in the first instance contact me.   Once again,
please accept my apologies for the delay you encountered in receiving this
response.

 

If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request please contact
the Information Governance Manager on 01384 3245111 or email
[email address]

 

If you are still not satisfied, then you are entitled to approach the
Information Commissioner and request an assessment of the manner in which
the Trust has handled your request.

 

The Information Commissioner is an independent officer, appointed by the
Crown and reports directly to Parliament. The Commissioner can request all
the documentation relating to our request to decide whether the Trust’s
decision was fair and meets the requirements of the Freedom of Information
Act 2000. You can also refer to the Information Commissioner at:

 

Information Commissioner's Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

Telephone: 01625 545700

www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk

 

Kind regards

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

Jannette

 

 

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Jannette Boss

Corporate Governance Support Officer (Temporary)

Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust

               

Contact Details:

External number:   01384 325002

Internal extension: 65002

 

Email: [2][email address]

 

Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership Trust

Trust HQ

Trafalgar House, 2^nd Floor

47-49 King Street

Dudley, DY2 8PS

 

 

Jannette Boss

Corporate Governance Support Officer (Temporary)

Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust

               

Contact Details:

External number:   01384 325002

Internal extension: 65002

 

Email: [email address]

 

Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership Trust

Trust HQ

Trafalgar House, 2nd Floor

47-49 King Street

Dudley, DY2 8PS

 

 

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