Non-medical temporary staff spends and agency processes

Ryan Hargreaves made this Freedom of Information request to Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust,

I am looking to gain information on temporary, non-medical staff and agency processes within your trust. Please find below 3 questions.

1.) What is the temporary, non-medical, non-clinical staff spend breakdown over the last 12 months?

2.) What agencies have been used during this time?

3.) Due you recruit via PSL's, Master Vendor or Vendor Neutral Managed Solution?

Yours faithfully,

Ryan Hargreaves

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be there? 


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challenges including pressure in maintain staffing levels and expertise. 
The Trust will endeavour to respond to FOI’s  will most likely be subject
to a delay for the foreseeable future whilst the Trust prioritises the
delivery of healthcare and focuses its resources on making sure that our
patients are receiving the treatment and care needed. 


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