NHS Workforce Management Solutions (Direct Engagement) for Temporary Agency Staffing - FOI Request

Response to this request is long overdue. By law, under all circumstances, Stockport NHS Foundation Trust should have responded by now (details). You can complain by requesting an internal review.

Dear Stockport NHS Foundation Trust,

a. Do you have a Direct Engagement DE (Vat efficiency model) in place ?
b. Who is your current incumbent provider for DE ? and for which Staffing Group Locums, AHPs and NMNC ?
c. When is the Expiry date for your DE contract if you have one?
d. What Framework do you procure from ?
e. What pricing model is currently used ?
f. Who in the trust is the project lead/procurement contact for these contracts ?
g. What is the spend for Agency Locum, AHP, and Non Medical Non Clinical cohorts per annum

Yours faithfully,

Sarah James

FOI, Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Miss James,


Thank you for your request for information, which we received via email on
the 10/06/2020.


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Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

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