Reference 2017-279

REF:            2017-279

Subject:        Taxi costs

 

 

Request:

  1. How much has the trust spent on taxis ferrying staff from one hospital site to another hospital site which is experiencing staffing difficulties over the current business year and the previous four financial years?
  2. How many NHS staff were transported in this way and from what sites to what sites?
  3. When a decision was taken to use a taxi service to bring in extra staff, how many nurses were on duty at the destination hospital and what was the nursing/patient ratio?

 

 

Response:

How much has the trust spent on taxis ferrying staff from one hospital site to another hospital site which is experiencing staffing difficulties over the current business year and the previous four financial years? The cost for using taxi was zero.
How many NHS staff were transported in this way and from what sites to what sites? N/A
When a decision was taken to use a taxi service to bring in extra staff, how many nurses were on duty at the destination hospital and what was the nursing/patient ratio? N/A