Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_6991

Date Request Received: 26/01/2023 00:00:00

Date Request Replied To: 16/02/2023 00:00:00

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Request Summary: Mortuary funding and staffing

Request Category: Media

Question Number 1:
Would you be able to provide data on staffing and funding levels for the Trust's mortuary?

Ideally, I'd like the data on total staffing and budget for each year in the last five years.
Answer To Question 1:
Please see below. The increase in costs is primarily due to Covid.

Year Headcount Actual
WTE £'000
2017-18 4.42 144
2018-19 4.37 136
2019-20 4.68 126
2020-21 4.65 147
2021-22 4.49 206

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