NHS Improvement has confirmed that following consultation, they will be making two changes to agency rules with effect from 16 September 2019.
The changes will be:
- A restriction on the use of off-framework agency workers to fill non-clinical and unregistered clinical shifts.
- A restriction on the use of admin and estates agency workers, with exemptions for IT and special projects.
More information on the consultation response and agency rules can be found on the NHS Improvement website.