Case Number 6479
Request Date 16/01/2019
Completion Date 13/02/2019

 

Details of the Request

1. How many substantive consultant appointments did your trust make in the following years:

  • 1 September 2016 to 1 September 2017?
  • 1 September 2017 to 1 September 2018?

2. How many posts were advertised internally only?

3. How many posts had their job descriptions and timetables approved by the respective royal college?

4. Were all posts for 10 paid programme appointments with a 7.5:2.5 split of direct clinical care to SPAs?

5. For those that were not, please state the split and the specialty this applied to

6. Did all posts have an appointments committee, including a royal college adviser? For those posts that did not, please state the specialty.

 

Details of the Response

  1 Sep 2016 – 1 Sep 2017 1 Sep 2017 – 1 Sep 2018
1) No of Substantive appointments made 33 30
2) No. of posts advertised internally only Information not held centrally 1
3) How many posts had their JD/PS approved by the Royal College Our practice is that all JD PS are approved Our practice is that all JD PS are approved
4) Were all posts paid for 10 PA’s with 7.5:2.5 split of clinical care to SPAs? Not all posts were 10 PAS’s. Information is not held centrally and would need to look through each individual file to obtain this information * Not all posts were 10 PAS’s. Information is not held centrally and would need to look through each individual file to obtain this information *
5) For those that were not, please state the split and the speciality this applies to Information is not held centrally and would need to look through each individual file to obtain this information * Information is not held centrally and would need to look through each individual file to obtain this information *
6) Did all posts have an AAC including Royal College Advisor? For those that did not, please state the specialty All posts have an AAC however not all posts have Royal College Advisors All posts have an AAC however not all posts have Royal College Advisors

 

* Please note: we cannot confirm the split of PA’s without checking each individual file which would invoke Exemption 12 (cost of compliance)