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.