Salisbury Foundation Trust

FOI_4699

Internal Reference Number: FOI_4699

Date Request Received: 05/11/2018 09:59:23

Date Request Replied To: 30/11/2018 09:45:36

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Request Summary: Spend on doctors/nurses, recruitment of agency doctors/nurses, international doctors/nurses

Request Category: Private Individuals

 
Question Number 1:
Please state the trust total spend on general nursing staff in 2017?
 
Answer To Question 1:
The Trust works in Financial Years, from 1 April to 31 March in the following year.

The total nursing spend in 2017-18 was £49m inclusive of agency nursing staff.
 
Question Number 2:
Please state the trust total spend on general nursing staff from 01/01/2018 to 30/09/2018?
 
Answer To Question 2:
The Trust spend for the 6 months from 1 April 2018 - 30 September 2018 was £25.5m inclusive of agency staff.
 
Question Number 3:
Please state the trust spend for temporary agency general nursing staff in 2017?
 
Answer To Question 3:
The Trust spend for temporary agency nursing staff in 2017-18 was £3.8m.
 
Question Number 4:
Please state the trust spend for temporary agency general nursing staff from 01/01/2018 to 30/09/2018?
 
Answer To Question 4:
The Trust spend on temporay agency nursing staff from 1 April 2018 to 30 September 2018 was £2.17m
 
Question Number 5:
Please state the trust total spend for international nursing recruitment for 2017?
 
Answer To Question 5:
Spend in 2017-18 was £120k
 
Question Number 6:
Please state the trusts total spend for international nursing recruitment from 01/01/2018 to 30/09/2018?
 
Answer To Question 6:
Spend in the six months to 30 September 2018 was £121k
 
Question Number 7:
Does the trust engage with any recruitment agencies for the recruitment of international nurses?
If yes, please state the names of these recruitment agencies
 
Answer To Question 7:
Yes
Medacs and MSI
 
Question Number 8:
Does the trust use off framework agencies for the supply of temporary general nurses?
 
Answer To Question 8:
The Trust tries not to use off framework agencies but occasionally has no other choice.
 
Question Number 9:
How many hours were worked by temporary general nursing agency staff in 2017?
 
Answer To Question 9:
83,403
 
Question Number 10:
How many hours were worked by temporary general nursing agency staff between 01/01/2018 to 30/09/2018?
 
Answer To Question 10:
70,469
 
Question Number 11:
How many permanent general nurses left the trust in 2017?
 
Answer To Question 11:
82
 
Question Number 12:
How many permanent general nurses left the trust between 01/01/2018 to 30/09/2018?
 
Answer To Question 12:
53
 
Question Number 13:
Please breakdown the trust spend on temporary agency doctors for the following disciplines in 2017;
a. Emergency Doctors
b. Radiology Doctors
c. Paediatric Doctors
d. Orthopaedic Doctors
e. Psychiatric Doctors
 
Answer To Question 13:
Spend in 2017-18 was as follows:
a. £188k
b. £203k
c. £6k
d. £255k
e. Nil
 
Question Number 14:
Please breakdown the trust spend on temporary agency doctors for the following disciplines between 01/01/2018 to 30/09/2018;
a. Emergency Doctors
b. Radiology Doctors
c. Paediatric Doctors
d. Orthopaedic Doctors
e. Psychiatric Doctors
 
Answer To Question 14:
Spend from 1 April 2018- 30 September 2018 was:
a. £58k
b. £2k
c. £4k
d. £17k
e. Nil
 
Question Number 15:
Please state the trust total spend for international doctors recruitment for 2017?
 
Answer To Question 15:
We will use agencies to recruit doctors but will not necessarily know if these have come from the uk or overseas. There is no way in the budgets we can identify these. Any agency fee will just be posted to recruitment, even if we looked at all the agency invoices we will probably not be able to tell whether the agency recruited the doctor in the uk or overseas.
 
Question Number 16:
Please state the trusts total spend for international doctors recruitment from 01/01/2018 to 30/09/2018?
 
Answer To Question 16:
We will use agencies to recruit doctors but will not necessarily know if these have come from the uk or overseas. There is no way in the budgets we can identify these. Any agency fee will just be posted to recruitment, even if we looked at all the agency invoices we will probably not be able to tell whether the agency recruited the doctor in the uk or overseas.
 
Question Number 17:
Does the trust engage with any recruitment agencies for the recruitment of international doctors?
If yes, please state the names of these recruitment agencies
 
Answer To Question 17:
Yes we have. Remedium. PE Global, Hunters, Medacs
 
Question Number 18:
Does the trust use off framework agencies for the supply of temporary doctors?
 
Answer To Question 18:
No
 
Question Number 19:
How many hours of agency doctors were supplied to the trust in 2017?
 
Answer To Question 19:
30,432
 
Question Number 20:
How many hours of agency doctors were supplied to the trust between 01/01/2018 to 30/09/2018?
 
Answer To Question 20:
12,831
 
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