Case Number 4605
Request Date 03/02/2016
Completion Date 26/05/2016

 

Details of the Request

Under the Freedom of Information Act, please can you provide me with the amount spent on employing agency/temporary/locum doctors in A&E departments, and the number of FTE roles covered by agency doctors, if possible for each month in 2014 and 2015, or for 2014 and for 2015 as whole years.

Please can you provide me with the number of FTE doctors working in the A&E department, if possible for each month in 2014 and 2015, or for 2014 and for 2015 as whole years.

If possible, please provide a breakdown between junior doctors and consultants.

 

Details of the Response

1. a) Please can you provide me with the amount spent on employing agency/temporary/locum doctors in A&E departments, and

£000 2014 2015
Jan 214 150
Feb 200 226
Mar 235 184
Apr 223 168
May 132 75
Jun 100 124
Jul 189 140
Aug 118 133
Sep 184 135
Oct 210 162
Nov 141 123
Dec 207 148
Total 2153 1768

 

b)the number of FTE roles covered by agency doctors, if possible for each month in 2014 and 2015, or for 2014 and for 2015 as whole years.

Agency A&E Doctors Agency WTE Yr 14/15 Agency WTE Yr 15/16
Apr 8.5 7.87
May 8.11 9.12
Jun 8.53 8.86
Jul 6.89 8.58
Aug 6.63 9.76
Sep 7.26 8.72
Oct 7.31 9.3
Nov 7.83 9.26
Dec 7.51 9.51
Jan 7.39 8.23
Feb 9.14 7.36
Mar 9.59 9.52

 

2. Please can you provide me with the number of FTE doctors working in the A&E department, if possible for each month in 2014 and 2015, or for 2014 and for 2015 as whole years.

  FTE doctors working in the A&E department
At December 2014 37.3
At December 2015 39.5