Nursing spend

Carl Tinker made this Freedom of Information request to Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust,

I am gathering employment and local demographic data in relation to the local health & social care market place. It is with this mind that I hope you can supply the required information for the following job Category:
Nurses
– Please break this down into the following catergories:

RNLD - Registered Learning Disability Nurse
CPN - Community psychiatric nurse
RMN - Registered Mental Nurse
RGN - Registered General Nurse
RSCN- Registered Sick Children's Nurse

If possible could this information please be presented for the year Jan 2010 - Dec 2010, showing both the annual total and monthly breakdown.

1.Total Number of staff Directly employed across the Trust per job type, by department
2.Number of temporary agency staff on placement within the Trust per job type, by department and by supplier
3.Total Number of permanent jobs filled/resourced through recruitment agencies
4.Total Spend on direct employment across the Trust per job type, by department
5.Total Spend on Temporary agency labour across the Trust, per job type, per department and by supplier
6.Total spend on Permanent fees paid to Agencies
7.Average Salary for each job role above based on results from 2010 for direct staff and agency staff

Notes:
1.I would like the information in electronic format (and if possible, in Excel to assist with calculations). This should avoid any printing cost issues.
2.Could you please indicate which directorate as well as department.

Your assistance with this request is greatly appreciated.

Yours faithfully

Carl Tinker

Freedom Of Information Requests, Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

Thank you for your request, we will provide a response within 20 days.

Regards,
Katie Stephenson
Communications Officer
Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust

T: 01772 695368
M: 07507 595380

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Dear Katie,

We are still awaiting your response to our Nursing spend request.
By law we should have had a reply by 8 July 2011.

Please can you reply ASAP

Yours faithfully,

Carl Tinker

Freedom Of Information Requests, Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Mr Tinker,

Regarding your email about nursing spend, we were under the impression that we had responded adequately to all 4 FOI requests. The attached email that we sent to you on 6 July outlines the information that we are able to provide with regards to agency spend and we await clarification from you in order to provide further information.

Please advise.

Regards,
Katie Stephenson
Communications Officer
Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust

T: 01772 695368
M: 07507 595380

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Dear Freedom Of Information Requests,

Please could we have the total annual spend through agencies for the previously requested nursing titles. I am happy for this to be provided for the calendar year 2010 or the financial year 2010 /11.

I am happy to accept whichever way is easiest for you.

Yours sincerely,

Carl Tinker

Freedom Of Information Requests, Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

Hi Carl,

Following the earlier clarification we have submitted this request and you will receive a response by 12th August.

Regards,
Katie Stephenson
Communications Officer
Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust

T: 01772 695368
M: 07507 595380

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