To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what the total cost to NHS hospitals was of using (a) agency and (b) bank staff in each year since 2010-11.
This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.
28 March 2022
A table showing agency spend for the years 2011/12 to 2019/20 and bank spend between 2017/18 to 2019/20 is attached. Agency spend data is not available for 2010/11 and bank spend is not available before 2017/18. Data for bank and agency spending in 2020/21 is not yet available.