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Royal Shrewsbury Hospital

Volume 407: debated on Thursday 19 June 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many (a) NHS and (b) non-NHS staff are employed by the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital Trust, broken down by department. [119384]

The latest figure available for national health service staff employed by the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital NHS Trust is for 2001, when there were 2,605 NHS staff employed by the trust.Information on the number of non-NHS staff employed by the trust is not held centrally.

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what the cost per week to each department of the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital Trust is of employing non-NHS staff. [119385]

The information is not held centrally in the format requested.Non-national health service staff expenditure is collected by staff classification and not by hospital department.The total salary and wage cost of the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital NHS Trust employing non-NHS staff, for the whole of the financial year 2001–02. is shown in the table.

Non-NHS staff1 (by NHS staff classification)Expenditure (£)
Nursing, midwifery and health visiting750,846
Scientific, therapeutic and technical staff0
Administrative and clerical15,506
Healthcare assistants and other support staff45,805
Maintenance and works staff0
Ambulance staff0
Other employees22,275
Total non-NHS staff salaries and wages1,291,122
1 Non-NHS staff expenditure figures include all agency staff and any other staff not directly employed by individual NHS trusts, primary care trusts and health authorities.


Annual financial returns of the Royal Shrewsbury NHS Trust 2001–02.