Wednesday 28 February 2024
Salisbury Foundation Trust

FOI_6928

Internal Reference Number: FOI_6928

Date Request Received: 21/12/2022 00:00:00

Date Request Replied To: 09/01/2023 00:00:00

This response was sent via: By Email

Request Summary: Agency, staffing and department managers

Request Category: Companies





 
Question Number 1:
How many agencies are used to supply Locum agency doctors?
 
Answer To Question 1:
21
 
Question Number 2:
Of these agencies, how many are off framework?
 
Answer To Question 2:
Zero
 
Question Number 3:
What is your highest capped commission rates for each grade?
 
Answer To Question 3:
Please see attached refusal notice
 
Question Number 4:
When is your PSL up for renewal?
 
Answer To Question 4:
Locums 23/05/2023 (Direct Engagement Model)
 
Question Number 5:
Which Framework does your trust use for Locum Doctors?
 
Answer To Question 5:
Health Trust Europe
 
Question Number 6:
How many Locum Bookings are paid over the framework or capped rates at your trust in the last 12 months?
 
Answer To Question 6:
49
 
Question Number 7:
Please confirm what percentage of bookings over the last 6 months have been within the NHSI agency caps (an approximation based on NHSI data submissions is fine)
 
Answer To Question 7:
100% of bookings are over cap rate
 
Question Number 8:
Please confirm which provider manages your direct engagement process, the fee for the service and the date on which this contract expires
 
Answer To Question 8:
Plus Us
Please see attached refusal notice for the fee
23rd May 2023
 
Question Number 9:
Is your bank managed by an external bank provider (e.g., NHS Professionals, Bank Partners) or in-house? Please confirm who is the external bank provider and when the contract expires if relevant
 
Answer To Question 9:
In-house Bank
 
Question Number 10:
Please confirm what percentage of bookings are processed with a VAT savings by your direct engagement (DE) provider
 
Answer To Question 10:
81%
 
Question Number 11:
Please confirm % of locums working non-Direct Engagement and % outside IR35
 
Answer To Question 11:
19% / 0% outside of IR35
 
Question Number 12:
What is the grade & speciality of all locums paid outside IR35?
 
Answer To Question 12:
N/A
 
Question Number 13:
Please confirm which services in the hospital are currently utilising insourcing contacts, who is supplying the insourcing service and when the contract is up for renewal.
 
Answer To Question 13:
Gastroenterology – ID-Medical – 31st March 2023
Ultrasound Services – Medicare – 1st December 2023
 
Question Number 14:
Does your Trust utilise a payment portal to process Locum Doctors Pay?
 
Answer To Question 14:
Plus Us Workforce Manager System
 
Question Number 15:
What grade & speciality is your highest paid Locum agency doctor, what is their speciality and their hourly charge?
 
Answer To Question 15:
Please see attached refusal notice
 
Question Number 16:
What grade & speciality is your highest paid bank doctor, what is their speciality and their hourly charge?
 
Answer To Question 16:
Please see attached refusal notice
 
Question Number 17:
Please outline you spend per agency, broken down by grade and speciality of doctor over the past 12 months?
 
Answer To Question 17:
Agency spend per grade and specialty attached. The Trust doesn't hold the information on the breakdown of this spend between agencies.

To accompany this answer to question 17 please also see the documents listed below:

 FOI 6928 Agency.xlsx
 
Question Number 18:
Please outline spend per doctors’ specialty, broken down by grade and speciality of doctor over the past 12 months from your internal Bank?
 
Answer To Question 18:
Bank spend per specialty and grade attached.

To accompany this answer to question 18 please also see the documents listed below:

 FOI 6928 Bank.xlsx
 
Question Number 19:
What grade & speciality is your highest paid Locum agency doctor, what is their speciality and their hourly charge?
 
Answer To Question 19:
Please see attached refusal notice
 
Question Number 20:
Please confirm the name, job title and email of the head of department & manager for the following services:

• General Surgery

• Urology Service

• Trauma and Orthopaedic Service

• Ear, Nose and Throat Service

• Ophthalmology Service

• Neurology Service

• Cardiology Service

• Cancer Services

• Endocrinology Service

• Respiratory Medicine

• Dermatology Service

• Gastroenterology

• Acute Medicine

• Geriatrics

• Stroke Medicine

• Palliative Care

• Radiology

• Anaesthetics

• Maxillofacial Surgery

• Pathology Services
 
Answer To Question 20:
Please see attached

To accompany this answer to question 20 please also see the documents listed below:

 FOI 6928.xlsx
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