Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_7481

Date Request Received: 10/10/2023 00:00:00

Date Request Replied To: 01/11/2023 00:00:00

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Request Summary: Nursing and Care usage - Off Framework

Request Category: Companies

Question Number 1:
Please could you answer the below questions in relation to Nursing on framework supply;

Please can you confirm how many shifts have been released/allocated to ON framework agencies within the last 60 days?
Answer To Question 1:

2027 shifts released/filled by on framework agencies
Question Number 2:
In the last 60 days which wards, or departments were these ON framework requests for?
Answer To Question 2:
Downton Ward
Britford Ward
Pitton Ward
DSU Escalation Ward
Redlynch Ward
Sarum Ward
Tisbury Ward
Acute Medical Unit (AMU)
Farley Ward
Laverstock Respiratory
Emergency Dept - Nursing
Longford Ward
Durrington Ward
Odstock Ward
Spire Ward
Whiteparish Ward
Angiography Catheterisation Lab
Chilmark Ward
Amesbury Ward
Pembroke Unit
Acute Maternity Service
Day Surgery Clinical Staff
Hospice Inpatients
Breamore Ward

Question Number 3:
Please can you confirm how many nursing shifts have been filled by ON framework agencies within the last 60 days?
Answer To Question 3:
1756 shifts filled by on frame agencies
Question Number 4:
How many long term lines of work or block bookings are currently being supplied by ON framework agencies?
Answer To Question 4:
Question Number 5:
Which ON framework agencies is the trust currently utilising for Nursing vacancies and what is the spend on these agencies year to date?
Answer To Question 5:
All Nursing Agencies are On Framework, except Thornbury and Nutrix.

Between April September spend on ON framework nursing agencies was £3,986k.
Question Number 6:
What is the average charge for both RMN’s and RGN’s from ON framework agencies?
Answer To Question 6:
Between April - Oct 23 average cost per shift for RGN - £449; RMN - £507
Question Number 7:
Who at temporary staffing is responsible for onboarding new agencies and could you provide me with their contact details?
Answer To Question 7:
Sharon Holt
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