Case Number 4621
Request Date 10/02/2016
Completion Date 22/02/2016


Details of the Request

The use of Agency staff in the NHS is in the news a lot at the moment, with the focus in the main on the use of Nursing staff. I am looking at the other positions supplied, starting with AHP and HSS staff.


Allied Health Professionals Health Science Services
Dieticians Biomedical Scientists
Occupational Therapists Cytologists
Orthoptists Dental Service Staff (excluding dental nurses)
Physiotherapists Genetic Counsellors
Podiatrists Healthcare Scientists
Psychologists Medical Technologists
Radiographers Optometrists
Speech and Language Therapists Pathologists
  Pharmacy Services Staff


Please could you provide me with the following information:

  • Names of Agencies used to provide AHP or HSS staff over the last 12 months
  • Monthly spend, on Agency Staff, per job role over the last 12 months
  • Hours , per job role, filled each month by Agency over the last 12 months


Details of the Response

The Trust would not be able to break the data down as requested, however, please follow the link below and refer to our answers FOI 4200 and FOI 4491 which covers the time period from 2014 – September 2015. If you require any further information, please let us know.