I write in response to your Official Information Act request, dated 16 May 2019. You requested the following information, and our responses are below each question:
Provide the following information in relation to the Resident Medical Officer (RMO) strike that has taken place from 29 April 2019 to 4 May 2019:
1. Any remuneration, including but not limited to incentives, of RMOs, Senior Medical Officers and any other employee for work carried out as a result of the strike actions.
2. Any ancillary costs incurred by the DHB as a result of the strike action including, but not limited to, meals provided, business related travel and accommodation and/or alternative days off.
3. Further to item (1) above, detail of all costs associated with and time spent by any other staff such as administrators, payroll staff and managers undertaking tasks resulting from the strike action including, but not limited to, rescheduling of patients, contingency planning, calculating pay alterations as a result of strike action, drafting communication with the public and other staff regarding the strike.
4. The loss of revenue from rescheduling of surgeries during the period of the strike.
We note this is a similar request to the one you submitted on 08 March 2019, and consequently some of answers remain unchanged from our response sent to you on 05 April 2019.
Our response is attached