Reference 2016-428

REF:            2016-428

Subject:        Temporary Staff Provisions

    

 

Request:

I am looking into the effects of the recent NHS Improvement rate caps.  I would therefore be grateful if you could provide the following information in line with the Freedom of Information Act.

Medical Locums

  1. What was your agency spend on medical locums during 2015/2016?
  2. Do you source your locums via:
    1. Mastervend
    2. Managed service
    3. Preferred supplier list
    4. Other (please state)
  3. Which framework do you use to source your medical locums?
  4. Are you working to the NHS Improvement rate caps?
  5. Do you use direct engagement (VAT mitigation)?

AHP/HSS Staff Groups

  1. What was your spend on agency AHP and HSS during 2015/2016?
  2. Which framework do you use to source your agency workers in this area?
  3. Are you working to the NHS Improvement rate caps?

Other staff groups

  1. What was your agency spend on non-clinical staff (not doctors, nurses, HSS or AHP staff) during 2015/2016?
  2. Which framework do you use to source these staff?
  3. Which staff groups do you use (e.g., admin and clerical, ancillary, IT staff, senior manager interim staff, VSM interims)
  4. Are you working to the NHS Improvement rate caps?

 

 

Response:

Please find information attached.

2016-428 – FOI Requests – Temporary Staff Provisions [144 kb] PDF

 

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