Temporary Staffing FOI

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Dear Croydon Health Services NHS Trust,

Please answer the below questions in relation to your organisations staff bank utilisation for each staffing group:

Allied Health Professionals (AHPs)
Nursing and Midwifery
Non-Medical Non-Clinical

For each response state the name of the staffing group this relates to e.g. AHPs: Yes, Nursing & Midwifery: Yes, NMNC: No

1a. Does your organisation have a current staff bank?

1b. If yes, what type of bank is in place and when if applicable is the contract due for renewal:

i) Internal bank supported by third-party technology
ii) Managed bank
iii) Outsourced bank
iv) In-house (no third-party involved, possibly managed on Excel)

Please answer the below questions in relation to the organisations staff bank supplier for each staffing group. For each response state the name of the staffing group this relates to e.g. AHPs: Yes, Nursing & Midwifery: Yes, NMNC: No

3a. Please state the name of the third-party supplier(s) used to manage the supply of your bank staff, inclusive of any outsourced or managed arrangements (i.e. NHSP, Patchwork, Reed, Allocate, Liaison, PlusUs, Locum's Nest etc)

3b. Please state the name of the software used to book and manage your bank staff (i.e.
NHSP:Connect, TempRE Bank, Allocate BankStaff etc.)

4a. What framework was used to procure the supplier?

4b. What is the contract start date? (dd/mm/yy)

4c. What is the contract end date? (dd/mm/yy)

4d. What was the average monthly fee paid to the supplier in the last 12 months?

4e. What is the pricing structure of the fees paid to the supplier? I.e. % of costs processed, fixed transactional fee, license fee etc

Yours faithfully,

Ms C Ball

FOI (CROYDON HEALTH SERVICES NHS TRUST), Croydon Health Services NHS Trust

Dear C Ball,

 

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Dear Croydon Health Services NHS Trust,

 

Please answer the below questions in relation to your organisations staff
bank utilisation for each staffing group:

 

Allied Health Professionals (AHPs)

Nursing and Midwifery

Non-Medical Non-Clinical

 

For each response state the name of the staffing group this relates to
e.g. AHPs: Yes, Nursing & Midwifery: Yes, NMNC: No

 

1a. Does your organisation have a current staff bank?

 

1b. If yes, what type of bank is in place and when if applicable is the
contract due for renewal:

 

i) Internal bank supported by third-party technology

ii) Managed bank

iii) Outsourced bank

iv) In-house (no third-party involved, possibly managed on Excel)

 

Please answer the below questions in relation to the organisations staff
bank supplier for each staffing group. For each response state the name of
the staffing group this relates to e.g. AHPs: Yes, Nursing & Midwifery:
Yes, NMNC: No

 

3a. Please state the name of the third-party supplier(s) used to manage
the supply of your bank staff, inclusive of any outsourced or managed
arrangements (i.e. NHSP, Patchwork, Reed, Allocate, Liaison, PlusUs,
Locum's Nest etc)

 

3b. Please state the name of the software used to book and manage your
bank staff (i.e.

NHSP:Connect, TempRE Bank, Allocate BankStaff etc.)

 

4a. What framework was used to procure the supplier?

 

4b. What is the contract start date? (dd/mm/yy)

 

4c. What is the contract end date? (dd/mm/yy)

 

4d. What was the average monthly fee paid to the supplier in the last 12
months?

 

4e. What is the pricing structure of the fees paid to the supplier? I.e. %
of costs processed, fixed transactional fee, license fee etc

 

Yours faithfully,

 

Ms C Ball

 

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FOI (CROYDON HEALTH SERVICES NHS TRUST), Croydon Health Services NHS Trust

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Dear Ms C Ball,

 

FOI REFERENCE NUMBER: 2526

 
Thank you for your email of 2^nd March 2021 requesting information Under
the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) 2000.  I set out below your request
together with our response:

 

Please answer the below questions in relation to your organisations staff
bank utilisation for each staffing group:

 

Allied Health Professionals (AHPs)

Nursing and Midwifery

Non-Medical Non-Clinical

 

For each response state the name of the staffing group this relates to
e.g. AHPs: Yes, Nursing & Midwifery: Yes, NMNC: No

 

1a. Does your organisation have a current staff bank? Yes

 

1b. If yes, what type of bank is in place and when if applicable is the
contract due for renewal:

 

i) Internal bank supported by third-party technology

ii) Managed bank

iii) Outsourced bank  Yes

iv) In-house (no third-party involved, possibly managed on Excel)

 

Please answer the below questions in relation to the organisations staff
bank supplier for each staffing group. For each response state the name of
the staffing group this relates to e.g. AHPs: Yes, Nursing & Midwifery:
Yes, NMNC: No

 

3a. Please state the name of the third-party supplier(s) used to manage
the supply of your bank staff, inclusive of any outsourced or managed
arrangements (i.e. NHSP, Patchwork, Reed, Allocate, Liaison, PlusUs,
Locum's Nest etc)  NHSP

 

3b. Please state the name of the software used to book and manage your
bank staff (i.e.

NHSP:Connect, TempRE Bank, Allocate BankStaff etc.)  Allocate & NHSP

 

4a. What framework was used to procure the supplier? CCS

 

4b. What is the contract start date? (dd/mm/yy)  06/2014

 

4c. What is the contract end date? (dd/mm/yy) 06/2022

 

4d. What was the average monthly fee paid to the supplier in the last 12
months? £1.2 m

 

4e. What is the pricing structure of the fees paid to the supplier? I.e. %
of costs processed, fixed transactional fee, license fee etc Please see
attached

 

 

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