Horton Maternity Services

https://www.oxfordshireccg.nhs.uk/documents/work%20programmes/horton%20maternity%20services/Workstream%201%20Engagement.pdfhttps://www.oxfordshireccg.nhs.uk/documents/work%20programmes/horton%20maternity%20services/Workstream%201%20Engagement.pdfhttps://www.oxfordshireccg.nhs.uk/documents/work%20programmes/horton%20maternity%20services/Workstream%201%20Engagement.pdfhttps://www.oxfordshireccg.nhs.uk/documents/work%20programmes/horton%20maternity%20services/Workstream%205c%20Financial%20analysis.pdfbabyOxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (OCCG) and Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust (OUHFT) are working together to address the outcome of the referral to the Secretary of State regarding the permanent closure of consultant-led maternity services at the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

We want to keep you informed and involved throughout our work going forwards. Therefore information, press releases and regular updates on next steps regarding Horton Maternity Services, will be posted regularly on this page. 

In addition, a Frequently Asked Questions page will be available shortly for your use.


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23 April 2019


The survey gathering views and experience of people who have used maternity services  has now closed. Thank you to all who took the time to complete it.

The results will be published here on the OCCG website and used to support decisions being made about maternity services in Oxfordshire. 

3 April 2019

Papers for the Horton Joint Overview & Scrutiny Committee 11 April 2019

8 March 2019

We are starting to gather experience of women who have had a baby during the time the obstetric unit at the Horton General Hospital has been temporarily closed.

The survey is now open: https://livesurveys.net/nhs

If you have had a baby between 1 October 2016 and 30 September 2018 you will receive a letter inviting you to take part. You do not need to wait for your letter, please follow the link above to share your experience.

Invitation letter.

See update above (23 April) as this survey is now closed.


22 February 2019

Stakeholder Workshop 1

The first stakeholder workshop took place on 22 February 2019. 


20 February 2019

Papers for the Horton Joint Health Overview & Scrutiny Committee 25 February 2019

26 November 2018

Engagement Plan agreed with OSC

26 November 2018

Horton Joint Health Overview & Scrutiny Committee

29 September 2018

Statement from OCCG in response to Pulse article and Banbury Guardian article

28 September 2018

Horton Joint Health Overview & Scrutiny Committee 

29 March 2018

Oxfordshire Healthcare Transformation update from OCCG following IRP recommendations

8 March 2018

Statement from OCCG following IRP recommendations re: Horton Maternity Services

7 March 2018

Publication of Independent Reconfiguration Panel (IRP) advice on Horton General Hospital



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