16 January 2013
South East Coast
The trust is removing 8.8 WTE posts from its non-ward based nursing team.
The trust’s transformation programme for 2012-13 includes a loss of 241.18 WTE posts.
The trust plans to move inpatient elderly and orthopaedic care from Southlands Hospital to Worthing Hospital.
The trust plans to downband two band 6 nurses to band 5 within the pre-assessment unit.
The trust plans to decrease its workforce by 467 WTE from 2011 to 2014 through redundancy and natural wastage.
Trust plans to reduce their workforce by 897 WTE from 2011 to 2014.
Plans to decrease its staffing by 220 WTE posts as part of its bid to decrease corporate pay costs by 10%.
There has been 239 FTE reductions in total workforce capacity since March 2010
Has issued notification for the possibility of 20+ staff to be placed at risk for redundancy working in the ‘NHS Campus Service’ providing learning disability inpatient services.
Propose to reduce 272 posts over the next 5 years
Needs to achieve savings of 9.35% by 2012/13. The trust has invested in a few new posts, however the net loss of occupied and vacant posts is 50, out of which 20 posts are clinical.
Consultating on changes to mental health services. The trust will be closing 4 wards. Approximately 75 nursing posts will be deleted.
Sussex Health Informatics Service NHS will be reducing its workforce headcount by 60-90 posts by March 2011 to manage its funding and budgets (NHS Sussex HIS staff briefing (Nov. 1st) and consultation document (November 2010))