Use of Temporary Social Workers

Jim Ward made this Freedom of Information request to North Essex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear North Essex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust,

I would like to request that you provide the following information under the Freedom of Information Act:
1. How many qualified Social Workers did you have working on a temporary (Agency) basis on 30 August 2016?
2. What was your total expenditure on temporary (Agency) Social workers supplied through a recruitment agency in the financial year 2015-16?

Yours faithfully,

Jim Ward

Dear North Essex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust,

Please can you advise when a response to my question may be published? I understand that there has been a delay due to a large volume of requests, however a response was due by 25th October. Thank you for your help.

Yours faithfully,

Jim Ward

Sladden Claire (RWN) SE Partnership,

Dear Jim Ward

RE: Freedom of Information Act Request (REF: FOI.JW.16.424)

The North Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust has received your request for information made under the Freedom of Information Act on 23rd September 2016.

Please accept our sincere apologies for the delay in responding to you.

May I assure you that we will now process your request as a priority and will respond to you at the earliest possible opportunity, unless of course you inform us you no longer require this information.

The Trust has a statutory duty to provide advice and assistance to applicants. Therefore, if you have any questions now or during the processing of your request, please write or telephone us and we will be happy to help.

Once again, please accept our sincere apologies for the delay in responding to you. We do hope this has not caused you any inconvenience.

Many thanks

Kind regards

Claire Sladden
Associate Director of System Development and Data Quality

[mobile number]
Pride House | Christy Close | Laindon | SS15 6EA

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