Official opening of Horton Endoscopy Unit

Dame Fiona Caldicott opens the Horton Endoscopy Unit

On Friday 25 November 2016 Dame Fiona Caldicott, Chairman of Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will officially open the newly refurbished Endoscopy Unit at the Horton General Hospital. She will be joined by Trust Chief Executive, Dr Bruno Holthof, and staff from the unit. Dame Fiona will cut a ribbon to mark the official opening of the unit and…

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One week to Nominate Horton Staff for Patients Choice Award

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - Patients Choice Award

Just one week remains for patients and their loved ones from across the Banbury area to nominate Horton hospital staff who have delivered outstanding care to them over the past year for a new recognition award. The Patients’ Choice Award, run by Oxford University Hospitals (OUH) NHS Foundation Trust, is an opportunity for patients to thanks members of staff who…

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OUH Trust temporarily suspends Horton obstetric unit

At an Extraordinary Board Meeting held yesterday (31st August 2016), the Board of Directors of the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have determined that for immediate and real patient safety reasons contingency plans must be put in place to temporarily suspend obstetric services at Horton General Hospital in Banbury from 1 October 2016. The decision was made after it was revealed that…

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Obstetric service at the Horton – possibility of suspension of service

Horton General Hospital

Problems in recruiting obstetric doctors at the Horton General Hospital’s maternity unit have led to plans for the unit to become midwife-led while efforts continue to fill six vacant obstetric posts. Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust which runs the Horton General Hospital in Banbury is struggling to fill middle grade obstetric doctor posts at the hospital. The Trust has…

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Radio Horton donates funds to Hospital

Bill Warren and Jeanette Warren present a cheque from Radio Horton to the Horton General Hospital's Fundraising Projects Manager, Yolanda Jacob.

Banbury’s hospital radio station, Radio Horton has donated £375 towards equipment and services at the Horton General Hospital following two successful fundraising events over the Christmas season. The money donated was raised at the annual Sainsbury’s festive fundraiser and a morning bag-pack at Morrison’s. The funds will go towards the hospital’s charitable funds account and will assist the hospital in…

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Two Stations Celebrate New Year for One Trust

In a first for hospital broadcasting, Radio Horton teamed up with Radio Cherwell to connect patients, their families and friends across the four hospitals in the Oxfordshire University Hospitals Foundation Trust  – The John Radcliffe Hospital, The Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, The Churchill Hospital and Banbury’s Horton General Hospital, for a special joint New Years Eve simulcast. Smette: “Nobody likes to…

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