Request for information
Daniel Robinson made this Freedom of Information request to University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
This request has been closed to new correspondence from the public body. Contact us if you think it ought be re-opened.
Dear University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust,
1) In the last 60 days how many times have your Trust utilised Thornbury Nursing Services for agency nurses?
2) Which wards or departments were these TNS requests for?
3) How many long term lines of work or block bookings are currently being supplied by off framework suppliers?
4) Which wards and departments are utilising off contract agencies on lines of work or block bookings?
5) Which off Framework suppliers are currently supplying your Trust with agency nurses?
Our reference: FOI 0121 2019/20
Thank you for your request for information. The Trust's response is provided in the attached document.
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) completed a merger by acquisition of Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust (HEFT) on 1st April 2018.
UHB is one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in England, serving a regional, national and international population. It includes Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital and Community Services, Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham Chest Clinic. We also run a number of smaller satellite units, allowing people to be treated as close to home as possible. We see and treat more than 2.2 million people every year across our sites and our hospitals deliver more babies than anywhere else in Europe. We employ 20,000 staff and have an annual turnover of nearly £1.5 billion.
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