Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_5350

Date Request Received: 14/10/2019 08:59:51

Date Request Replied To: 11/11/2019 08:36:21

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Request Summary: Vending machines in the Trust

Request Category: Media

Question Number 1:
How many vending machines have there been across your trusts' grounds, in each of the past five years.
Answer To Question 1:
Unable to provide accurate information as managed externally.
Question Number 2:
Can you break down the above question into how many of these are with snacks containing less than 150 calories and how many included traditional confectionery, chocolate bars and fizzy drinks.
Answer To Question 2:
Unable to provide accurate information as managed externally.
Question Number 3:
How much profit did the trust earn from these machines in each of the past five years? If possible, could you separate that figure for the separate types of vending machines please.
Answer To Question 3:
The Trust earns commission for the machines as follows in the attached table.FOI 5350 Q3.pdf
Question Number 4:
Which company is contracted to provide the machines?
Answer To Question 4:
Please see attachments:
FOI 5350 Q3.pdf
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