Case Number 4650
Request Date 26/02/2016
Completion Date 08/03/2017 

 

Details of the Request

  1. How much spend on Health related agency and bank workers for 2015?
  2. How much spend on Health related agency and bank workers for 2014?
  3. How much spend on Health related agency and bank workers for 2013?
  4. Total cost of Health Staffing: Full time, part time, Agency, Bank and other for 2015?
  5. Total cost of Health Staffing: Full time, part time, Agency, Bank and other for 2014?
  6. Total cost of Health Staffing: Full time, part time, Agency, Bank and other for 2013?
  7. The number of shifts filled by agency and bank staff in December 2015 in hospitals under the agency price cap rules ?
  8. How many of (answer 7) were breaches of the new pay caps that recently came into effect.”?

 

Details of the Response

p>The answers to Questions 1-6 use the following basis:

1. As the most readily accessible data is in financial years I have provided figures for 2013/14, 2014/15 and 2015/16 rather than calendar years; and

2. As Health Related/Health Staffing can be interpreted in many different ways I have provided the total agency and bank figures (Q1-3) and total staffing costs (Q4-6) i.e. covering all staff groups including admin and clerical etc.

 

1. How much spend on Health related agency and bank workers for 2015/16? £25,967
2. How much spend on Health related agency and bank workers for 2014/15? £24,125k
3. How much spend on Health related agency and bank workers for 2013/14? £21,191k
4. Total cost of Health Staffing: Full time, part time, Agency, Bank and other for 2015/16? £169,292k
5. Total cost of Health Staffing: Full time, part time, Agency, Bank and other for 2014/15? £162,161k
6. Total cost of Health Staffing: Full time, part time, Agency, Bank and other for 2013/14? £150,673k
7. The number of shifts filled by agency and bank staff in December 2015 in hospitals under the agency price cap rules? There were a total of 1685 shifts utilised across staff groups, assuming this to mean the total shifts utilised.
8. How many of (answer 7) were breaches of the new pay caps that recently came into effect? 935 agency shifts. We do not have this data for bank staff as the price caps are not applicable.

Please note: We have taken ‘health related’ to mean just clinical staff.