As it happened: Committee hears harrowing stories from mums affected by Horton maternity downgrade

The Horton General Hospital maternity ward
The Horton General Hospital maternity ward

A public meeting assessing the impact of the Horton General Hospital’s maternity unit downgrade heard lots of harrowing accounts from Banburyshire women who have had to travel to Oxford to give birth today (Wednesday, December 19).

Victoria Prentis MP, senior councillors, health bosses and campaigners also spoke at the Horton Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee meeting at Banbury Town Hall.