Use of temporary (agency) physiotherapists and occupational therapists

The request was successful.

Dear Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust,

Please could you provide details of the number of temporary (agency) staff you had in place on 15th January 2018 in each of the following categories:

- occupational therapists
- physiotherapists

Yours faithfully,

Jim Ward

Publication Scheme e-mail, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust

Our reference: FOI 5758

Dear Jim,

Thank you for your e-mail received on 25th January 2018 requesting information regarding the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust.

Your request is being dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and we aim to respond by 22nd February 2018, i.e. within the statutory 20 working days, as defined by the Act, subject to the application of any statutory exemptions.

Where consideration is given to the application of any exemptions, the 20 day compliance may be extended under the terms of the Act to a period considered reasonable depending on the nature and circumstances of the request. In such cases, you will be notified and, where possible, a revised time-scale will be indicated. In all cases, we shall attempt to deal with your request at the earliest opportunity.

If you have any queries about this request do not hesitate to contact me. Please quote the reference number above in any future communications.

Kind regards,

FOI Officer
Email:[Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust request email]
Web: http://www.heartofengland.nhs.uk
Information Governance Team
Devon House
Heartlands Hospital
Bordesley Green East
B9 5SS

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Publication Scheme e-mail, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust

Our reference: FOI 5758

Dear Jim,

We are in the process of answering your FOI request but require clarification.

Do you want the details of the staff on the agency books on the 15th January, or the agency staff that were actually working in the department on 15th January?

Kind regards,

FOI Officer
Email:[Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust request email]
Web: http://www.heartofengland.nhs.uk
Information Governance Team
Devon House
Heartlands Hospital
Bordesley Green East
B9 5SS

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Dear Publication Scheme e-mail,

I would like to know the number of agency staff that were actually working in the departments on 15th January

Yours sincerely,

Jim Ward

Publication Scheme e-mail, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust

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Our reference: FOI 5758

Dear Jim,

Thank you for your request for information. The Trust's response is provided in the attached document. Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust covers Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Good Hope Hospital, Solihull Hospital & Community Services and Birmingham Chest Clinic.

If you are unhappy with the service you have received in relation to your request and wish to request a review of our decision, you should write to the Head of Information Governance, Safety and Governance Directorate, Devon House, Heartlands Hospital, Bordesley Green East, B9 5SS.

If you are not content with the outcome of your review, you may apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a decision. Generally, the ICO cannot make a decision unless you have exhausted the complaints procedure provided by our trust. The Information Commissioner can be contacted at:

Information Commissioner's Office Wycliffe House Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF Telephone: 08456 30 60 60 or 01625 54 57 45 or www.ico.org.uk

We would appreciate your feedback in order to help us improve our service.

Kind regards,

Trust FOI Officer
Email: [Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust request email]
Web: http://www.heartofengland.nhs.uk
Information Governance Team
Devon House
Heartlands Hospital
Bordesley Green East
B9 5SS

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