Reference 2021-15

 

REF: 2021-15          

Subject:  Agency Nurses     

    

 

Request:

1)      Since 1st April 2020, what are the top three / most expensive hourly rates (including all cost elements i.e. pay, agency fee, NI, PAYE taxes, VAT and any associated managed service / master vendor fee) paid for agency Nurses working at each of the following Bands?

 

Please respond to question one by populating the template below as per the example.

Please clarify the Specialty for which each of the rates was paid as shown.

 

Grade Highest Second highest Third highest
Specialty Hourly rate Specialty Hourly rate Specialty Hourly rate
Band 2 /  HCA            
Band 5            
Band 6            
Example General £27.50 Critical £33.20 Theatres £43.80

 

 

2)      Since 1st April 2020, what are the bottom three / least expensive hourly rates (including all cost elements i.e. pay, agency fee, NI, PAYE taxes, VAT and any associated managed service / master vendor fee) paid for agency Nurses working at each of the following bands?

 

Please respond to question one by populating the template below as per the example.

Please clarify the Specialty for which each of the rates was paid as shown.

 

Grade Lowest Second lowest Third lowest
Specialty Hourly rate Specialty Hourly rate Specialty Hourly rate
Band 2 / HCA            
Band 5            
Band 6            
Example HCA £19.40 RMN £22.40 Midwife £25.90

 

 

 

 

3)      For each of the “job titles” (Band / Specialty) mentioned in your response to questions 1 and 2, please disclose the average hourly rate paid for agency nurses of the same Band and Specialty since 1st April 2020.

 

There should be a maximum of 18 unique “job titles” in the tables above; please use the template below as per the example given at the bottom.

 

Job Title Band / Speciality Average hourly rate Number of individual Nurses worked
1      
2      
3      
4      
5      
6      
7      
8      
9      
10      
11      
12      
13      
14      
15      
16      
17      
18      
Example Band 6 Midwife £38.00 4

 

 

4)      Has the Trust set maximum hourly rates for agency nurses and, if so, what is the maximum hourly rate for each of the job titles you’ve listed in response to question 1.

 

 

Response:

 

Please find response attached.

 

2021-15 – FOI Request – Agency Nurses [618 KB PDF]