Hospitals: Temporary Employment

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 23rd April 2021.

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Photo of Neil Coyle Neil Coyle Labour, Bermondsey and Old Southwark

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the total cost to NHS hospitals in London of using (a) agency and (b) bank staff was in each year since 2015-16.

Photo of Helen Whately Helen Whately Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

The following table shows expenditure data for agency and bank staff in National Health Service trusts in London for the previous five financial years.

Expenditure type

2015-2016

2016-2017

2017-2018

2018-2019

2019-2020

Agency staff

£837,109

£714,955

£528,216

£498,228

£482,386

Bank staff

£646,595

£761,432

£909,542

£972,708

£1,020,580

Total

£1,483,704

£1,476,387

£1,437,758

£1,470,936

£1,502,966

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