Salisbury Foundation Trust

FOI_5928

Internal Reference Number: FOI_5928

Date Request Received: 24/11/2020 10:24:25

Date Request Replied To: 23/12/2020 09:46:28

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Request Summary: international recruitment of nurses

Request Category: Private Individuals

 
Question Number 1:
Number of nurses recruited from international countries over the past 12 months?
 
Answer To Question 1:
None as confirmed by Head of Resourcing
 
Question Number 2:
Amount spent on the recruitment of international nurses over the past 12 months?
 
Answer To Question 2:
£499,479 - Spend linked to candidates still in pipeline prior to the last 12 months.
 
Question Number 3:
How many agencies are currently on the international recruitment of nurses PSL? Are all of these agencies framework approved?
 
Answer To Question 3:
No PSL in place
 
Question Number 4:
Within the next 12 months do you have any plans to to recruit international nurses via means of a tender or mini competition? If yes then please specify via which means.
 
Answer To Question 4:
Mini Competition via Framework
 
Question Number 5:
Outside of the procurement team, who is the decision maker (name and job designation) with regards to who is placed on the international recruitment of nurses PSL?
 
Answer To Question 5:
Lynn Lane, Director of Organisational Development and People
 
Question Number 6:
If you are currently running international recruitment of nurses projects then please confirm the process to be added to the PSL and the duration of the existing contract. If there is an extension clause on the existing contract, and no agencies are being added to the PSL, then please confirm the duration
 
Answer To Question 6:
Trust do not have PSL. A tendering exercise for this requirement will be undertaken in 2021
 
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