Case Number 4746
Request Date 25/04/2016
Completion Date 26/10/2016 

 

Details of the Request

  1. Under the new “Monitor Rates” for Agency workers can you tell me how many agencies you are working with who you have agreed to “Break Glass” for the rates paid for (Band 7 Specialist Nursing – Emergency Nurse Practitioner & Primary Care Practitioner) please.
     
  2. Under the new “Monitor Rates” for Agency workers can you tell me how many agencies you are working with who you have agreed to “Break Glass” for the rates
     
  3. How many and which agencies are you currently using who are deemed to be “Off Framework”. Not working within the Framework guidelines.
     
  4. What is your agency spend in months from April 2015 to date for the category of Band 7 Specialist Nursing
     
  5. How many shifts per month have gone unfilled for Specialist Nursing Band 7 Emergency Nurse Practitioner and Primary Care Practitioner?
     
  6. A list of the managers names / nurse in charge for the following departments within your trust (A&E / Minor Injury Unit / Walk In Centre / Urgent Care Centre)

 

Details of the Response

1. Under the new “Monitor Rates” for Agency workers can you tell me how many agencies you are working with who you have agreed to “Break Glass” for the rates paid for (Band 7 Specialist Nursing – Emergency Nurse Practitioner & Primary Care Practitioner) please.

None

 

2. Under the new “Monitor Rates” for Agency workers can you tell me how many agencies you are working with who you have agreed to “Break Glass” for the rates

We have not ‘agreed’ to break glass with any agency. There are seven nursing agencies where we have had to break glass for patient safety reasons.

 

3. How many and which agencies are you currently using who are deemed to be “Off Framework”. Not working within the Framework guidelines.

None

 

4. What is your agency spend in months from April 2015 to date for the category of Band 7 Specialist Nursing

£Nil

 

5. How many shifts per month have gone unfilled for Specialist Nursing Band 7 Emergency Nurse Practitioner and Primary Care Practitioner?

None

 

6. A list of the managers names / nurse in charge for the following departments within your trust (A&E / Minor Injury Unit / Walk In Centre / Urgent Care Centre)

The Trust holds this information, but considers it is exempt under section 40(2) of the Act, as it constitutes personal data. Agency shifts are booked centrally through our Temporary Staffing Team, Bank on Us. If you wish to enquire about supplying agency staff to the Trust please contact the Temporary Staffing Team Leader on 01932 726288.