Case Number 3638
Request Date 23/05/2014
Completion Date 17/06/2014

 

Details of the Request

  1. How many OT departments are there within your Trust, what do they cover and on which sites are they located? (i.e Acute OT department in St. Michael's Hospital)
     
  2. Do you have OT's funded by the NHS who work as locum members of staff?
     
  3. How many locums do you have currently? (23.05.14)
     
  4. How many permanent OT's do you employ throughout the OT service?
     
  5. What was your spend on locum OT's from January 2013 ?
     
  6. What is your spend on locum OT's from January 01st 2014 to March 31st 2014? If you have April and May's data please send this through
     
  7. What is the management structure of the OT service?

 

Details of the Response

1. How many OT departments are there within your Trust, what do they cover and on which sites are they located? (i.e Acute OT department in St. Michael's Hospital)

The OT Department sits within a joint therapies structure of Planned and Unplanned Care teams on both the Ashford and St Peter’s sites

  • Planned Care comprises Elective Orthopaedics, Neuro Rehab and a step down Care of the Elderly Ward and a step down Elderly Orthopaedic Ward, as well as a Hand Therapy and Paediatric Outpatients’ service. There is also a hand therapy triage service at St Peter’s Hospital
     
  • Unplanned Care is comprised of cover to emergency services and the various acute wards at St Peter’s Hospital

 

2. Do you have OT's funded by the NHS who work as locum members of staff?

The Trust only has one locum but we also have bank staff who can backfill for absence and cover weekend working

 

3. How many locums do you have currently? (23.05.14)

There is one locum currently who is working in Unplanned Care

 

4. How many permanent OT's do you employ throughout the OT service?

4.37 WTE

 

5. What was your spend on locum OT's from January 2013 ?

£18,585

 

6. What is your spend on locum OT's from January 01st 2014 to March 31st 2014? If you have April and May's data please send this through

  • Jan 2014 – March 2014: £2010
  • April 2014: £4171
  • May 2014: £1901

 

7. What is the management structure of the OT service?

Associate Director for Therapies
8a Therapy Lead for Planned Care
(Professional lead for OT)
8aTherapy Lead for Unplanned Care
(Professional lead for Physiotherapy)
Band 7 Team leaders in specialities Band 7 team leaders in specialities