Reference 2020-556

REF:       2020-556      

Subject:   FTE Clinical staff redeployment      

          

Request:

  • Were there any FTE clinical staff that work in your health visiting teams for Bolton, but not exclusively, that were redeployed during the first COVID-19 wave prior to September 1st?
  • If yes, please could you provide the total number of FTE clinical staff working in your health visiting teams (NOT coded as health visitors) that were redeployed prior to September 1st?
  • This may be the number you have provided previously – do let us know if this is the case.

 

Response:

Were there any FTE clinical staff that work in your health visiting teams for Bolton, but not exclusively, that were redeployed during the first COVID-19 wave prior to September 1st? Yes.
If yes, please could you provide the total number of FTE clinical staff working in your health visiting teams (NOT coded as health visitors) that were redeployed prior to September 1st? Bolton has a Public Health Contracted 0-19 Integrated Health and Wellbeing service that includes:

 

Public Health Nursing (Health Visitors, School Nurses and Support Staff),

Healthy Families (Healthy Weight, Training, Breastfeeding Support, Oral Health, Vision Audiology and NCMP screening),

Adolescent Team (Adolescent Nurses and Practitioners for emotional, sexual, substance misuse treatment/support.)

 

4.0 wte – Health Visitors

1.8 wte – Healthy Families Practitioners

1.0 wte – Adolescent Nurse