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Ms C Ball made this Freedom of Information request to Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation 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

oxford@infreemation.co.uk, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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oxford@infreemation.co.uk, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dear C Ball

The Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is writing to respond
to your request, F21-4885, sent 23/03/2021.

Please see below your request underlined and in italics, the Trust’s
response bold.

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 – N/A

ii) Managed bank – N/A

iii) Outsourced bank – Yes

iv) In-house (no third-party involved, possibly managed on Excel) – N/A

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 – This information is held. All staff groups

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) – This information is held. NHS Professionals (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.) –
NHSP

4a. What framework was used to procure the supplier? – This information is
held. HealthTrust Europe (HTE)

4b. What is the contract start date? (dd/mm/yy) – This information is
held. 01/02/2021

4c. What is the contract end date? (dd/mm/yy) – This information is held.
31/01/2023

4d. What was the average monthly fee paid to the supplier in the last 12
months? – This information is held. £82K

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

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Yours sincerely,

Freedom of Information Team
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
John Radcliffe Hospital
Headley Way
Headington
Oxford
OX3 9DU

 

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