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Dr Stephen Ladyman takes Somerset role
7:30pm Thursday 10th January 2013 in News
FORMER Health Minister Dr Stephen Ladyman takes over as chairman of Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust in May, replacing Linda Nash.
The trust covers community health, mental health and learning disability services and employs around 4,000 staff with a £147million annual budget.
Dr Ladyman, former MP for South Thanet, was a Labour health minister before becoming a transport minister.