1. In the last 12 months, how many visa applications did the hospital process for medical staff?
Please break down into specialties where possible (e.g. medicine, surgery, anaesthetics etc.)
2. If this information is not readily available could you tell me how many were processed for medicine only?
3. How many permanent vacancies in medicines has the trust had unfilled in the last 12 months?
4. From these vacancies how many were SHO’s? (this includes FY1, FY2, ST1, ST2, CT1, CT2, StR Lower, Clinical fellow, Trust grade, RMO)
5. From these vacancies how many were Specialty Doctors? (Staff Grade)
6. From these vacancies how many were Consultants?
7. How many permanent vacancies do you currently have in medicine?
8. In the last 12 months through which agencies have you recruited doctors across any speciality on either a permanent or fixed term contract?
9. Which agencies were successful in recruiting doctors from overseas for the trust on any type of contract?
10. Across all grades what number of medical agency locum staff did the trust employ across the dates 31/03/2018 to 31/06/2018?
11. How much did the trust spend on medical agency locum staff over the 2017/2018 financial year?
12. Does the trust utilize a medical recruitment framework for international doctors?
13. Who is the dedicated contact in your organisation who liaises with agencies for the purposes of international medical recruitment?
14. Please provide names and contact details for the following posts within the trust:
– Medical Director
– All Clinical Directors within Mental Health
– Head of HR
– Head of Medical Staffing
– Head of Procurement

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