Reference 2016-437

REF:            2016-437

Subject:        Monthly spend on nursing staff supplied using the break glass clause

    

 

Request:

1) Between 1st May 2016 and to date on a month by month basis, how many times was the break glass clause used within each hospital within your trust. If you are unable to break down the number by individual hospital, the total number for your trust would be fine.

2) Between 1st May 2016 up to date, on a month by month basis, what was your monthly spend on nursing staff supplied using the break glass clause by each hospital within your trust. If you are unable to break down the number by individual hospital, the total number for your trust would be fine.

3) Regarding Questions 1 & 2, Please provide a breakdown of the break glass clause into nurse specialities for example, rgn, rmn, a&e, itu, critical, odp’s, scrubs, paeds, hdu, advance nurse practioners, amu etc.

4) The hourly rate paid to the agencies who supplied nursing staff via the break glass clause. If different agencies charge different hourly rates via the break glass clause, please provide a breakdown of each agency of their hourly rate. If you feel it is essential to not name specific agencies break glass clause rates then please state each agency hourly rate without the agency name.

5) A list of agencies who have supplied nursing staff through the break glass clause.

6) Do all agencies on the framework who supply nursing staff to you have the opportunity to supply via the break glass clause or is there a separate list for agencies approved to supply via the break glass clause.

7) What is the name of your nurse bank manager?

8) Do you currently use off framework agencies?

 

 

Response:

Please find information attached.

2016-437 – FOI Request – Monthly spend on nursing staff supplied using the break glass clause [188 kb] PDF

 

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