Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_4706

Date Request Received: 06/11/2018 13:54:25

Date Request Replied To: 21/11/2018 13:30:54

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Request Summary: Usage of locum agencies, spend per agency, spend breakdown by specialism of agency staff

Request Category: Private Individuals

Question Number 1:
Please could you confirm the names of the top 8 locum agencies you have the most spend with within AHP/HSS there at the trust from the financial year 2017 – 2018
Answer To Question 1:
Agencies used in that year were:
Your World Recruitment Limited
Total Assist Recruitment
Jennie Reeves
Globe Locums Ltd
RIG Healthcare Recruitment Ltd
The Placement Group
Global Medics
Sanctuary Personnel
Question Number 2:
Please could you state the utilisation rate for each agency that has been achieved? This should amount to the total value of AHP locum spend supplied by each agency during the 2017 -2018 financial year as a percentage of total AHP locum spend in the same period.
Answer To Question 2:
This is not possible for the main two suppliers, Your World Recruitment and Total Assist Recruitment as they also provided other types of staff e.g. Doctors and Theatre staff to the Trust in that year. It is estimated these two accounted for approx. 73% of the total spend.
Of the remaining suppliers, the only two contributing over 5% were:
Globe locums 15%
Jennie Reeves 8%
Question Number 3:
Please can you break down your total spend on AHP/HSS agency staff during the financial year 2017 – 2018 for the specialisms below?
a. Radiographers
b. Sonographers (please combine Radiographers and Sonographers if it’s not possible to separate them!)
c. Clinical Physiologists
d. Audiologists
e. Speech Therapists
f. Physiotherapists
g. Dietetics
h. Occupational Therapists
I. Podiatrists
j. Biomedical Scientists
k. Pharmacists
l. Mortuary Technician
m. Sterile Services Technician
Answer To Question 3:
a. and b. £324k
c. £35k
d. £25k
e. Nil
f. £3k
g. Nil
h. £136k
I. Nil
j. Nil
k. £45k
I. £39k
m. Nil
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