Temporary Staffing FOI

Ms C Ball made this Freedom of Information request to Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust

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Dear Mid Yorkshire Hospitals 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 (MID YORKSHIRE HOSPITALS NHS TRUST),

The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust is committed to the Freedom of
Information Act 2000.  However, the NHS is facing unprecedented
challenges relating to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic at the current
time.  Understandably, our resources have been diverted to support our
front-line colleagues who are working tremendously hard to provide care
for our patients, and to those in need of our services.  We strive to be
transparent and to work with an open culture.  But at this time, whilst
care of our patients and the safety of our staff takes precedent, it is
likely that responses to some requests for information will be delayed. 
We apologise for this position in advance, and will endeavour to provide
you with as much information as we can, as soon as we are able.  The
Information Commissioners Office has recognised the current situation in
the NHS.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF FOI REQUEST
 
Thank you for your request for information received on  04 March 2021. It
has been allocated the reference number FOI 20/21 5628 and is being dealt
with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Our aim is to provide the information as quickly as possible within 20
working days of receiving your request. Should there be any difficulty or
delay you will be informed of the reasons and expected outcome. In some
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If you require further information as to the process or have any queries
in relation to your request, please contact me quoting the reference
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Kind Regards
Response Issued by
FOI Lead on behalf of The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Pinderfields Hospital,
Aberford Road
Wakefield
WF1 4DG
 
Tel: 0844 811 8110
Email: [1][email address]
 
Section 10(1) of the Act states that:
“Subject to subsections (2) and (3), a public authority must comply with
section 1(1) promptly and in any event not later than the twentieth
working day following the date of receipt.”
 

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HAYES, Liz (MID YORKSHIRE HOSPITALS NHS TRUST),

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Re : Freedom of Information Act request -  5628

Thank you for your freedom of information request. Please find attached
our response. 

Owing to the increased pressures on the Trust and it's staff at this
present time, some responses may be delayed and some information may not
have been provided as per your request. 

We have endeavoured to supply as much information as we can at this
present time, but if further information is required, may we suggest that
you submit another request at a later date. 

Response Issued by

FOI Lead on behalf of The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Pinderfields Hospital,

Aberford Road

Wakefield

WF1 4DG

 

Tel: 0844 811 8110

Email: [1][email address]

 

 

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