The number of NHS staff that have returned to practice

Response to this request is long overdue. By law, under all circumstances, North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust should have responded by now (details). You can complain by requesting an internal review.

Lauren A. Smithson

Dear North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust,

Under the Freedom Of Information Act, I would like to request data on the number of Health Practitioners that have returned to the NHS under your Foundation Trust to support it during COVID-19, including retired practitioners who have returned to service and those who have rejoined the NHS.

Yours faithfully,

Lauren Smithson

FOI Enquiries, North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust

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Thank you for your request for information which is currently being
reviewed under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. We will
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days commitment outlined in the Freedom of Information Act. If there are
any queries with your request which we need to clarify with you, we will
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Please note: NWAS is currently working very hard to deal with challenges
posed by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We will do our best to
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please bear with us during this busy time. Thank you for your
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Sarah Morley, North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust

North West Ambulance Service

Ladybridge Hall
Chorley New Road
Bolton
BL1 5DD

Tel: 01204498306
[mobile number]
Email: mailto:[email address]

Dear Lauren

Further to your request for information, due to the high number of FOIs and the current pandemic we are experiencing short delays in obtaining information. Please can I ask to extend the deadline for a response to 19 August 2020.

Kind regards

Sarah Morley
Freedom of Information
North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Tel: 0161 279 4832
Ext: 4776
[mobile number]
www.nwas.nhs.uk

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FOI Enquiries, North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust

North West Ambulance Service

Email: mailto:[email address]

FOI2058

Dear Lauren

Further to your Freedom of Information request, please find below our response:

We have 22 Ex-NWAS staff retuned to the trust for COVID support, breakdown as below.

These staff have returned on a Bank contract to provide a flexible resource.

Position Title: Headcount:

COVID Managers (Senior) 6
Emergency Medical Dispatcher (999 call takers) 10
Paramedic - Band 6 (Bank) 2
Specialist Practitioner Urgent Care (Paramedic Bank) 1
Urgent Care Performance Manager 1
Emergency Medical Technician 1 (Bank) 2

Grand Total 22

I Hope this information is of assistance.

Regards

Dear North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust,

Under the Freedom Of Information Act, I would like to request data on the number of Health Practitioners that have returned to the NHS under your Foundation Trust to support it during COVID-19, including retired practitioners who have returned to service and those who have rejoined the NHS.

Yours faithfully,

Lauren Smithson

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