Reference 2018-203

REF:           2018-203

Subject:       Chemotherapy nurse vacancies

    

 

Request:

  1. From the latest data, how many FTE chemotherapy nurse posts in your trust are vacant?
  2. How many FTE chemotherapy nurse posts do you currently have funded?
  3. How does this compare to the situation on 1st April 2013? For the sake of clarity: please can you provide answers on the same questions in Q1 and Q2 but for 1st April 2013 if possible.
  4. How are you currently filling the shifts that should be covered by the vacant posts?
  5. Have you had to offer less regular chemotherapy cycles in any way as a result of this?

 

 

Response:

From the latest data, how many FTE chemotherapy nurse posts in your trust are vacant? 0
How many FTE chemotherapy nurse posts do you currently have funded? We have 3.53 WTE chemotherapy nurses.
How does this compare to the situation on 1st April 2013? For the sake of clarity: please can you provide answers on the same questions in Q1 and Q2 but for 1st April 2013 if possible. There were 1.85 chemotherapy nurses employed by cancer services.
How are you currently filling the shifts that should be covered by the vacant posts? N/A
Have you had to offer less regular chemotherapy cyclesin any way as a result of this? N/A