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FOI 0635 Echocardiographers – Locum Spend 2019/20

Freedom of Information Request: 0635 2019/20

I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 to request the following information from the Cardiology Department.

Could you please let me know your locum spend in the AHP/HSS division for Echocardiographers for 2019, January – December. Could this please be broken down in total spend monthly and the number of Echocardiographers

Could you please break this down monthly as below;

January 2019 – £12,300 – 3 locums

February 2019 – £16,00 – 4 locums

Month Cost (£) Locum Number
Jan-19 22,429 4.00
Feb-19 24,788 4.00
Mar-19 21,999 4.00
Apr-19 26,606 3.00
May-19 24,703 4.00
Jun-19 25,320 3.00
Jul-19 24,951 3.00
Aug-19 22,042 3.00
Sep-19 28,523 4.00
Oct-19 30,327 4.00
Nov-19 24,238 3.00
Dec-19 20,177 3.00


Please note that the above figures relate to Heartlands, Good Hope and Solihull Hospitals only – Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham did not use any Echocardiographers during the specified time period

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