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Well-being for all at Horton Healthy Hospital Day

Staff and visitors at the Horton General Hospital are invited to take part Healthy Hospital Day today (Thursday, April 26).

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Alfie Evans

March in solidarity for Alfie Evans in Banbury

A peaceful march to show support for seriously-ill toddler Alfie Evans and his family is being organised in Banbury tomorrow (Friday, April 27).

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Banbury campaigners at HOSC NNL-170708-175552001

Banbury campaigners hit out at ‘secret’ health planning group

Campaigners in Banbury have voiced feares about the formation of what they see as a ‘secret’ planning group for health bosses and councillors.

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Alabama Rot

Alabama Rot kills dog, Hook Norton vets confirms

A dog has died of Alabama Rot recently, Hook Norton Vets confirmed today (Wednesday, April 25), the first case the practice has seen.

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Hardwick Surgery, which is only open three half days a week NNL-180417-105735009

Concerns aired but hope Banbury surgery will not close after meeting

There was a glimmer of hope a Banbury doctors surgery could stay open after a public meeting about its possible closure yesterday evening (Monday, April 23).

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Alabama Rot

Another case of Alabama Rot reported in Warwickshire

Another case of the Alabama Rot disease has been reported in Warwickshire.

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Hardwick Surgery, which is only open three half days a week NNL-180417-105735009

Consultation on possible closure of Banbury doctors surgery

An ‘important’ GP surgery in Banbury is under threat as a consultation has been launched into its possible closure.

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Colin and Sue Hewitt, from Clifton. NNL-180304-140121009

Heart attack victim’s ‘traumatic’ ordeal getting treatment at Horton

A 70-year-old heart attack victim who was put in a taxi to Banbury from a hospital in Oxford said he could have died when he then got lost in the Horton’s corridors.

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LISTED: The conditions you can’t get prescriptions for and the treatments banned by the NHS

Prescriptions for some ‘over the counter’ remedies such as paracetamol and cold treatments have been cut after NHS officials voted in favour of money-saving plans.

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Lou Patten chief executive of Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group NNL-180304-112556001

Health bosses agree plan to retain Horton services

Oxfordshire health bosses have agreed a plan to retain A&E and the children’s ward at the Horton after a meeting in Banbury.

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Parents Talking Asperger's founder and parent Karen Irvani

Middleton Cheney based Asperger’s support group will be out on the town this weekend

Autism support group Parents Talking Asperger’s (PTA) is on an awareness raising mission this Saturday.

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Concerns over JR maternity could influence decisions over Banbury’s Horton

Hospital inspectors have published a list of criticisms after an unannounced visit to the John Radcliffe Hospital’s maternity unit.

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Sheesh Mahal restaurant on South Bar in Banbury

Popular Banbury restaurant guilty of hygiene breach

A Banbury restaurant owner has been fined nearly £20,000 after Cherwell District Council’s Environmental Health team found they had breached hygiene regulations.

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Four in five Britons don't know they have hepatitis B

Four in five people don’t know they have hepatitis B

Four in five people in th UK are infected with hepatitis B do not even know they have it, a study warned.

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Horton campaigners joined thousands of others at the NHS in Crisis march in London NNL-180602-172716001

Banbury campaigners give a guarded welcome to Horton’s IRP report

Keep the Horton General Campaign Group (KTHG) has urged caution over any expectations that the IRP report means an automatic return of obstetrics to Banbury.

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The Horton General Hospital NNL-160816-115751009

Banbury campaigners urge caution over Horton maternity report

The long-awaited initial assessment on the removal of consultant-led maternity from the Horton to Oxford has posed as many questions as it has offered opinions.

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Vaping ‘may lead to accumulation of fat in the liver’

Vaping ‘may lead to accumulation of fat in the liver’

Researchers found that high nicotine in electronic cigarettes causes non-alcohol fatty liver diseases in mice.

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The fighting spirit  - one of the many occasions Banburyshire has turned out to support its hospital, this was July 2016

Health chiefs outline major shift on Horton plans

A new document released by Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group at 4pm today, Thursday, looks set to calm many of the fears about the Horton’s future.

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Kathryn and Lester Whitby holding a Coffee and Craftmorning at The Sports and Social Club in Middleton Cheney raising funds for The Brain Tumour Charity's campaign The Big Bandana Bake in memory of their daughter Imogen. Pictured, NNL-181203-074359009

Banbury bereaved couple’s bake sale success for Immy

A Banbury couple whose two-year-old daughter died of a brain tumour were ‘blown away’ as their bake sale raised more than £1,300 for charity.

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Oxford's John Radcliffe Hospital NNL-150710-123011001

Operations postponed again at JR until next week

Non-urgent operations for adults have been postponed again at the John Radcliffe Hospital until next week – but surgeries at the Horton General are not affected.

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