Salisbury Foundation Trust

FOI_5256

Internal Reference Number: FOI_5256

Date Request Received: 23/08/2019 15:33:13

Date Request Replied To: 23/09/2019 14:24:59

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Request Summary: International Nursing and Agencies

Request Category: Private Individuals

 
Question Number 1:
Does the trust recruit internationally for nurses?
 
Answer To Question 1:
Yes
 
Question Number 2:
How many nurses were hired from international locations during 2018
 
Answer To Question 2:
62
 
Question Number 3:
How many nurses have been hired from international locations during 2019, year to date?
 
Answer To Question 3:
91
 
Question Number 4:
Does the trust use recruitment agencies for international nurse recruitment?
 
Answer To Question 4:
Yes
 
Question Number 5:
Please confirm the total spend on agency fees for international nurse recruitment for the financial year 2018-2019
 
Answer To Question 5:
£89k
 
Question Number 6:
Please confirm the total spend on agency fees for international nurse recruitment for the financial year 2017-2018
 
Answer To Question 6:
£170k
 
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