Interview with Andrew Stevens on OCCG Public Consultation

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Liz spoke exclusively with Andrew Stevens – Director of Strategy and Planning at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to help explain the ongoing public consultation in connection with the five year Government sustainability and transformation plan and the future of the Horton General Hospital. Listen again to the interview: Phase one of the public consultations include proposals in…

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MP encourages constituents to take part in John Radcliffe journey times campaign

Victoria Prentis MP

Victoria Prentis, Member of Parliament for North Oxfordshire, is encouraging her constituents to take part in her campaign, collecting information on journey times to the John Radcliffe Hospital (JR) in Oxford. The idea follows a meeting with the Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (OCCG), where journey times were discussed. Victoria stated in the meeting that door-to-department journey times, including the time…

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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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Thousands turnout to support Hands around Our Horton Protest

Hands around Horton

Map showing Hands around our Horton route Hands around the Horton protest route Close to 5,000 people took to the streets to support the “Hands around our Horton” protests at Banbury’s Horton General Hospital today. The protest, organised by Keep the Horton General as a cross-party campaign formed a one mile route of members of the public joining hands around the…

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