Temporary Staffing FOI

Ms C Ball made this Freedom of Information request to Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust

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Dear Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health 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 (BARNET, ENFIELD AND HARINGEY MENTAL HEALTH NHS TRUST), Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust

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FOI (BARNET, ENFIELD AND HARINGEY MENTAL HEALTH NHS TRUST), Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust

Dear Ms Ball,

Please find below the response to your FOI request of 23 March.
Answers are applicable to all staffing groups named in your request.

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

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
Allocate

3b. Please state the name of the software used to book and manage your bank staff.
Allocate Bank Staff

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

4b. What is the contract start date? 28/05/19

4c. What is the contract end date? 27/05/21 (+ 2 year option for extension)

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
Trusts do not pay for Bank Staff as it's free from Allocate when we have a full contract with them for the rest of the system (Health Roster, Employee Online, E-expenses etc). The total contract value is £121647.

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Faye Cording
Trust FOI Manager
Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust
Orchard House, St Ann’s Hospital, London N15 3TH
Email: [Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust request email]

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