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Radio Horton calls for Your Horton Memories

Radio Horton calls for Your Horton Memories

On Thursday 5th July, the NHS (National Health Service) is celebrating its seventieth anniversary. With events taking place at hospitals across the country, Banbury’s hospital radio station, Radio Horton is marking the occasion with a series of broadcasts entitled “Your Horton Memories” and is calling on the help of the Banbury community, as well as […]


Live at Three – Interview with Andrew Stevens on OCCG Public Consultation

Live at Three – Interview with Andrew Stevens on OCCG Public Consultation

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 […]


Shoppers support Horton General Hospital thanks to Radio Horton

Shoppers support Horton General Hospital thanks to Radio Horton

Radio Horton has donated £400 to the Horton General Hospital after another successful festive season of fundraising at two Banbury supermarkets. Banbury’s hospital radio station held its twenty-sixth Christmas fundraiser at the Sainsbury’s supermarket on Oxford Road, with an additional collection held at Morrison’s. Traditionally, Radio Horton has donated proceeds from its Christmas fundraising activities […]


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

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

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 […]


Official opening of Horton Endoscopy Unit

Official opening of 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 […]


New service at HART of Oxfordshire patient care

New service at HART of Oxfordshire patient care

A new service that aims to deliver high quality care in Oxfordshire patients’ own homes or places of residence has been launched. The new Home Assessment Reablement Team (HART), launched on 1 October, will allow people to leave hospital once their medical needs are stable or to remain at home after a minor accident or […]


League of Friends – Sainsbury’s Collection

League of Friends – Sainsbury’s Collection

Horton’s League of Friends will be holding a collection at Sainsbury’s Banbury on 30th September. The event will be hosted by volunteers from the League, which is located past main reception in the Horton General Hospital. The team hope to raise funds and public awareness about the vital activities they provide to patients’, their families […]


One week to Nominate Horton Staff for Patients Choice Award

One week to Nominate Horton Staff for 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 […]


OUH Trust temporarily suspends Horton obstetric unit

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 […]


Horton Q&A Public Meeting at St Mary’s Banbury

Horton Q&A Public Meeting at St Mary’s Banbury

Crowds turned out in force once again to attend a public meeting at St. Mary’s Church on Thursday, jointly organised by Victoria Prentis MP and Banbury Town Council in which executives from the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust* and the Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group** answered questions from the public concerning the future of the Horton […]