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Fiona Russell made this Freedom of Information request to Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council,

1. How many OT departments are there and their designation? (i.e.: Community, hospital)
2. Do you have OT’s funded by the NHS working as locums, if so how many and which teams?
3. What type of OT departments are there i.e. adults/ children/ equipment/ blue badge?
4. How many Permanent OT’s in the department?
5. How many Temp/Locum OT’s in the department as of 19th October 2012?
6. How much was the spend on locum OT’s by department from 1st Jan 2012 to 19th Oct 2012?
7. Do you recruit for senior OT staff as a locum?
8. What is the management structure of the OT service?

Yours faithfully,

Fiona Russell

InfoMgr, FinDMT, Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council

Good Afternoon

 

Thank you for your request below, apologies for the slight delay in
response, please see information Wirral Council can provide in respect of
both the department of adult social services (DASS) and department of
children and young people (CYPD) at Wirral Counci:

 

 

1. How many OT departments are there and their designation? (i.e.:
Community, hospital)

 

CYPD employs one full time OT attached to the Children with Disabilities
Team

 

DASS employs OTs operating in Mental Health services, in the Community
Trust & in the hospital.

 

2. Do you have OT’s funded by the NHS working as locums, if so how many
and which teams?

 

No.

 

3. What type of OT departments are there i.e. adults/ children/equipment/
blue badge?

 

Please see services with OTs listed above.

 

4. How many Permanent OT’s in the department?

 

DASS: 10.5 FTE

CYPD:   1  FTE 

 

5. How many Temp/Locum OT’s in the department as of 19th October 2012?

 

None

 

6. How much was the spend on locum OT’s by department from 1st Jan 2012 to
19th Oct 2012?

 

Nil

 

7. Do you recruit for senior OT staff as a locum?

 

No.

 

8. What is the management structure of the OT service?

 

Wirral council can confirm OTs are managed within the teams they are
located; there is no dedicated OT management structure.

 

 

Thank you for your enquiry, I trust you find this information of
assistance.

 

Kind regards

 

Tracy O'Hare

Information Management

Wirral Council

 

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