Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_5215

Date Request Received: 07/08/2019 11:37:54

Date Request Replied To: 04/09/2019 08:34:44

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Request Summary: Nursing agency usage off-framework 2019

Request Category: Private Individuals

Question Number 1:
(a) Who is the head of procurement at your trust responsible for approving Nursing agency usage?
(b) Secondly, who is the temporary / flexible staffing lead responsible for the management of this service.
Answer To Question 1:
A - Procurement Manager
B - Human Resources Manager
Question Number 2:
Please can you provide the contact information in relation to both question 1 (a) and (b)
Answer To Question 2:
A -
B -
Question Number 3:
Please can you outline your Off-Framework agency spend for each of the following staff groups between April 2019 - June 2019: (a) RGN’s (b) RCN’s (c) RN’s and (d) HealthCare Assistants (e) RMN (f) Specialist RN (ITU) (g) Medical Locums
Answer To Question 3:
The off-framework spend in this period was:
a. £Nil
b. £Nil
c. £32k
d. £Nil
e. £Nil
f. £Nil
g. £Nil
Question Number 4:
Following the same breakdown of staff groups in Question 3, how many Off-framework shifts have been unfilled between April 2019 - June 2019
Answer To Question 4:
Question Number 5:
Since the start of January 2019 - present, please provide the current charge rates from your Off Framework, Nursing providers, providing a clear breakdown between the workers pay rate and agency commission
Answer To Question 5:
RN Charge Rates
Monday - Friday 8am-2pm £53.95
Monday to Thursday 2pm-8am £67.95
Friday 2pm to Monday 8am £71.45
RN Charge Rates for a specialist area
Monday - Friday 8am-2pm £65.45
Monday to Thursday 2pm-8am £81.45
Friday 2pm to Monday 8am £87.45
The Trust does not hold information regarding the breakdown between the workers pay rate and agency commission
Question Number 6:
Based on the above information, who are your current Nursing Off-Framework agencies and how many shifts have been booked for each month from January 2019 - June 2019
Answer To Question 6:
Thornbury Nursing Services Ltd

January = 47
February= 6
March= 8
June =24
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