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Temporary Staffing FOI

Ms C Ball made this Freedom of Information request to South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear South West Yorkshire Partnership 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

foi, South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

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foi, South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

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The team are aware that this Freedom of information request is due today. The team are currently operating on reduced capacity and will aim to respond as soon as possible.

The request is currently being processed and will be with you as soon as possible.

Thank you.
Freedom of Information Team.

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foi, South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

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Good morning,

 

Please see attached final response to your recent Freedom of Information
request. I hope the information is useful and fulfils your enquiry under
the FOIA.

 

Thanks, Laura

Freedom of Information Team

 

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