Freedom of Information:Spend on agency nursing staff in band 5 and 6

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Spend on agency staff.

The request was for:

  • the price spent on band 5 and 6 agency nursing staff
  • the average amount agencies charged for covering shifts for band 5 and 6 nurses
  • the number of shifts a month covered by agencies in 2016/17
  • the percentage of NHS trusts that used off framework agencies in 2016/17

NHS Improvement held some of the information requested. NHS Improvement decided to release the information it held.