Horton Maternity Services

babyOxfordshire 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.


(newest first)


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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