Newly Qualified Paramedic Programme and Bank Contracts

Mr Evans made this Freedom of Information request to East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust

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Dear East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust,

I would like to request information on your Newly Qualified Paramedic Programme and Bank Contracts. Please see queries below.

Newly Qualified Paramedic Programme

1. How many Newly Qualified Paramedics (NQPs), since inception in 2016, have completed their portfolio within the allotted 24 months and passed their panel?

2. How many NQPs, since inception in 2016, did not pass their panel at first attempt?

3. How many NQPs did not pass their panel on either attempt?

4. Has any work been undertaken to assess how well NQPs feel the processes and support are working and, if so, where has this information been published.

5. Does the trust have a Newly Qualified Paramedic Policy/ SOP and, if so, could you share a copy of this?

Bank Contracts
6. How many NQPs have been employed, or still are, on a bank contract/ basis?

7. What is the process for NQPs from start of registration through to moving up to Band 6?

8. What are the differences in the scope of practice between NQP and a Paramedic who is on Band 6?

9. What is the approved process for Bank Contracts being applied for or offered within the trust?

Yours faithfully,

Mr Evans

FOI, East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust

Dear Mr Evans,

Thank you for your information request which we will process under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and provide a response within 20 working days as stipulated by the Act.

If you have any queries about this process, please contact me

Best wishes,
Ashleigh

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FOI, East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust

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Good afternoon,

Please see our response to your request.

Many thanks,
Ashleigh

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Dear FOI,

You have only returned half of the information requested. There is no information relating to the bank Contracts section of the FOI.

Please could you forward the responses to these requests.

Yours sincerely,

Mr Evans

FOI, East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust

Dear Mr Evans,

Please accept my apology regarding the missing information. I will endeavour to rectify this and resend the information in full.

Kind Regards,
Ashleigh

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FOI, East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust

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Dear Mr Evans,
Please find attached our response to your recent information request.
Best wishes

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FOI, East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust

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Dear Mr Evans,

Please find attached our response to your request. Please accept my apology again about only sending half of the answers previously.

Kind Regards,
Ashleigh

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