Our Ref: FOI 720
17 February 2012
Somerset Primary Care Trust
P J Ballinger
By e-mail: request-101259-
Tel: 01935 384000
Fax: 01935 384079
Dear P J Ballinger Freedom of Information Request
Thank you for your request dated 21 January 2012, under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
Under section 1 (1) (a) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I can confirm that NHS Somerset
holds most of the requested information, and (b), is supplying it, where possible, as follows.
Where information is not held, an explanation is provided below.
Nurses Band 5
Data unavailable due to coding/naming issues within the
four former Primary Care Trusts in Somerset
*Please note - Band 5/6 nurses split between District Nursing and Health Visiting.
Please note that figures relate to staff employed by Somerset Community Health, which was
acquired by Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust on 1 August 2011. As such, if you
have any further requests for information of this type, please contact Somerset Partnership NHS
If you have any further queries, require any clarification, or have any concerns regarding the way
in which your request has been handled and/or to request an internal review, please do not
hesitate to contact me.
Yours sincerely NHS Somerset
Freedom of Information Team
Chairman: Jane Barrie OBE Chief Executive: Ian Tipney