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Table 1 Information requirements revealed by the interviews

From: Is innovative workforce planning software the solution to NHS staffing and cost crisis? An exploration of the locum industry

For locum doctors: For speciality managers:
Speciality required Speciality of applying doctor
Grade requirements Grade of applying doctor
Duration of post Availability of doctors
Who to report to Doctor contact details
Access to hospital buildings/wards Photo of person booked for shift
Whereabouts/map of hospital Pre-employment checks
Access to patient records Previous quality issues
Hourly rates and payment methods Knowledge of the real market rate