Please could you provide me with the information mentioned below for 2013, 2014 and 2015:
1. Doctors: Annually how many posts are covered by locum staff in your Trust?
2. Nurses: Annually how many posts are covered by locum staff in your Trust?
3. How many posts as a percentage was covered by locum agency staff in your Trust (doctors and nurses separately for the years mentioned above)?
The annual data requested in Qs 1 and 2 is not collated centrally. To assist, however, the data below provides the average number of agency locum doctors and nurses (WTE) used per month during the three years requested.
|Average WTE per month||As a % of Nursing/Dr workforce|
|January to December 2013 Agency Nursing WTE||43||4%|
|January to December 2014 Agency Nursing WTE||82||7%|
|January to December 2015 Agency Nursing WTE||112||10%|
|January to December 2013 Locums Drs WTE||11||2%|
|January to December 2014 Locums Drs WTE||11||2%|
|January to December 2015 Locums Drs WTE||16||3%|