Temporary Staffing Processes

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Dear Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust,

I am researching temporary staffing processes within the NHS. Please provide the following information:
1) Do you have a master vendor (MV) arrangement in place for the supply of medical locums? If so please state the name of the provider used (Medacs, Holt, A&E Agency etc.)

2) Please state the utilisation rate that has been achieved through the master vendor in the last 12 months. This is the total value of locum spend supplied by the master vendor itself in the last 12 months as a percentage of total locum spend in the same period.

3) Does the trust use a direct engagement model to engage locum staff? If so please state the name of the company used (Liaison PwC, 247 Time, Brookson, HB Retinue, Medacs etc.)?

4) Do you run a weekly payroll for medical bank?

5) Does the trust use rostering software (Allocate, Smart etc.)? If so please state the name of the company used, and the total amount that the trust has spent on rostering in 2014/15.

Please provide all subsequent information split by the following staffing categories. Please include all spend outside of the specified categories as “other”.
- Nursing & HCA’s
- Medical & Dental
- AHP’s
- Other

6) Pease state the trusts expenditure on agency staff in 2014/15 split by the above staff categories.

7) Please state the total spent on internal bank staff in 2014/15, split by the above staff categories. This is the total paid to workers completing shifts via the trust bank, excluding any costs to 3rd parties. Please do not include any spend on outsourced bank staff.

8) Please state the total number of staff signed up to the trust’s internal bank, split by the above categories.

9) Of the above figure, please state the total number of staff signed up to the bank who also work as substantive staff at the trust. I.e. Staff that hold substantive contracts but have also completed shifts via the internal bank.

10) Does the trust outsource the supply of any bank staff to third parties such as NHS Professionals, Bank Partners, etc.? If so please specify the name of the company used and the staffing categories supplied by the 3rd party.

11) Does the trust use any third party tech solutions to manage internal bank staff (de Poel, HB Retinue, Liaison, Holt, 247 Time etc.)? If so please specify the name of the company used and the staffing categories managed through the tech solution.

12) Do you use any suppliers or systems to manage the release of vacancies to agencies and bank workers? If so please state the name of the company used and the staffing categories managed. If you use different suppliers/systems for different staffing categories, please specify.

Yours faithfully,

J Taylor

FOIA (RTH) OUH,

Dear Sir/Madam,

Please can we have you full name for correspondence.

Regards
Valerie Gray

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Dear FOIA (RTH) OUH,

My forename is James.

Yours sincerely,

J Taylor

FOIA (RTH) OUH,

Dear Sir/Madam,

 

I am writing to respond to your request sent on the 4^th December 2016.
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust  can confirm that it
holds the data that you requested.

 

1) Do you have a master vendor (MV) arrangement in place for the

     supply of medical locums? If so please state the name of the

     provider used (Medacs, Holt, A&E Agency etc.)

 

NO

    

     2) Please state the utilisation rate that has been achieved through

     the master vendor in the last 12 months. This is the total value of

     locum spend supplied by the master vendor itself in the last 12

     months as a percentage of total locum spend in the same period.

 

Not applicable - please see question 1.

    

     3) Does the trust use a direct engagement model to engage locum

     staff? If so please state the name of the company used (Liaison

     PwC, 247 Time, Brookson, HB Retinue, Medacs etc.)?

 

N/A

    

     4) Do you run a weekly payroll for medical bank?

 

NO

    

     5) Does the trust use rostering software (Allocate, Smart etc.)? If

     so please state the name of the company used, and the total amount

     that the trust has spent on rostering in 2014/15.

 

Allocate - £7175

    

     Please provide all subsequent information split by the following

     staffing categories. Please include all spend outside of the

     specified categories as “other”.

     - Nursing & HCA’s

     - Medical & Dental

     - AHP’s

     - Other

    

     6) Pease state the trusts expenditure on agency staff in 2014/15

     split by the above staff categories.

 

     - Nursing & HCA’s - £12,888,124

     - Medical & Dental - £2,221,712

     - AHP’s - £3,039,809

     - Other -

 

    

     7) Please state the total spent on internal bank staff in 2014/15,

     split by the above staff categories. This is the total paid to

     workers completing shifts via the trust bank, excluding any costs

     to 3rd parties. Please do not include any spend on outsourced bank

     staff.

 

N/A

    

     8) Please state the total number of staff signed up to the trust’s

     internal bank, split by the above categories.

 

N/A

    

     9) Of the above figure, please state the total number of staff

     signed up to the bank who also work as substantive staff at the

     trust. I.e. Staff that hold substantive contracts but have also

     completed shifts via the internal bank.

 

No internal bank

    

     10) Does the trust outsource the supply of any bank staff to third

     parties such as NHS Professionals, Bank Partners, etc.? If so

     please specify the name of the company used and the staffing

     categories supplied by the 3rd party.

 

NHSP

    

     11) Does the trust use any third party tech solutions to manage

     internal bank staff (de Poel, HB Retinue, Liaison, Holt, 247 Time

     etc.)? If so please specify the name of the company used and the

     staffing categories managed through the tech solution.

 

NO

 

    

     12) Do you use any suppliers or systems to manage the release of

     vacancies to agencies and bank workers? If so please state the name

     of the company used and the staffing categories managed. If you use

     different suppliers/systems for different staffing categories,

     please specify.

 

NO

Please note that on 1 November 2011 the Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS
Trust (ORH) merged with the Nuffield Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust (NOC)
to form the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust (OUH). Our response
reflects these changes. Therefore, we consider that Oxford University
Hospitals Trust has released to you all of the information that it holds
in relation to your request.

 

 

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Yours sincerely,

 

 

 

Valerie Gray

 

Freedom of Information Officer

Planning & Information

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

The John Radcliffe Hospital

Headley Way | Headington | Oxford | OX3 9DU

 

Tel: 01865 272470

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