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PSL Hybrid

Why choose a PSL?

Operating a PSL hybrid is an ideal solution for Trusts seeking to use multiple agencies due to a large number of locum shifts or specialist requirements.
  • Retain autonomy
  • Maintain current supplier relationships directly
  • Streamline processes – LMS enables Trust to rapidly add jobs, provides a centralised booking system and reduces paperwork/administrative time
  • Improves control, visibility and management of locum spend
  • As a Tier 1 supplier,  access to our bank of 1600 agency workers
Features of the service

Implementation and ongoing support
  • Experienced project management team and detailed implementation plan (6-8 weeks)
  • Dedicated client manager for day to day support
  • Ongoing strategic management – identifying further efficiencies and savings
Process efficiencies – a centralised and automated booking process, accessed online with multiple levels of user authorisation; pre-set timescales for cascade

Improved job visibility – view all jobs added and processed with full audit trail of all communication; automatic updates to agencies when job filled, updated etc.

Support from Framework agencies
  • 70 plus agencies already working on LMS for PSL contracts
  • Framework agencies only added to LMS on your behalf
  • Ability to move agencies between tiers – based on performance
NHS Improvement compliance – pay rates fixed and auditable “break glass” processes for rates – in line with NHS Improvement requirements – weekly reports generated

Online timesheet authorisation

Facilitate DE or Non DE option – including third party suppliers

Quality assurance – automated compliance checks within LMS

Enhanced analysis to improve performance – detailed management information n agency performance, rates, DE/Non DE, out of hours

LMS Training and support – 24/7

We are also an approved supplier of locum doctors (and agency management contracts) under multiple Frameworks – CCS RM1570, CCS RM3711 and HTE Total Workforce Solutions and CPP/LPP.
“Over the last 10 months, Holt Doctors and the LMS support team has impressed us with the high quality of customer service that we’ve received throughout, particularly the ease at which LMS was introduced and established within the Trust and with our preferred agencies. LMS is easy to navigate and the functionality provided has had an instant impact on our productivity, saving time and offering us greater transparency on the locum booking process as a whole. In particular, this has given us robust management information to enable us to understand our locum expenditure and challenge appropriately.”

Croydon Healthcare Services NHS Trust – Bank Management and PSL Hybrid
Sally Lewis, Medical HR Business Partner
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