Reference 2016-426

REF:            2016-426

Subject:        Nurse bank

 

Request:

  1. Do you use a nurse bank?
  2. Is it outsourced?
  3. If yes, who is the provider?
  4. Is your outsourced bank used via a framework, e.g., CCS, HTE, LPP?
  5. Do you use the bank for other staff groups?
  6. What was the spend on your staff bank in 2015/2016?
  7. Do you use Agency Nurses?
  8. What was your spend on agency nurses during 2015/2016?
  9. Which framework do you use for agency nursing staff? e.g.: CCS, HTE, LPP, NOECPP
  10. Are you meeting the NHS Improvement price caps on
  • band 5 general nurses
  • band 5 specialist nurses
  • HCAs

 

Response:

Do you use a nurse bank? Yes
Is it outsourced? No
If yes, who is the provider? N/A
Is your outsourced bank used via a framework, e.g., CCS, HTE, LPP? N/A
Do you use the bank for other staff groups? Yes
What was the spend on your staff bank in 2015/2016? £4,851,055

 

Do you use Agency Nurses? Yes
What was your spend on agency nurses during 2015/2016? £2,775,902

 

Which framework do you use for agency nursing staff? E.g.: CCS, HTE, LPP, NOECPP Combination of a few frameworks, mainly CCS.
Are you meeting the NHS Improvement price caps on

band 5 general nurses

band 5 specialist nurses

HCAs

band 5 general nurses – Yes

band 5 specialist nurses – Where possible, predominantly fill at November capped rates, some at February

HCAs – Yes