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Horton General Hospital

Contact details

Oxford Road,
Banbury OX16 9AL
Tel: 0300 304 7777

About the hospital

The Horton General Hospital in Banbury serves the growing population in the north of Oxfordshire and surrounding areas. It has both inpatient and day case beds and also provides outpatient clinics, and is an acute general hospital providing a wide range of services, including:

  • emergency department (with an emergency admission unit)
  • general surgery
  • acute general medicine
  • trauma and orthopaedics
  • obstetrics and gynaecology
  • paediatrics
  • critical care / coronary care unit (used flexibly for intensive care)
  • cancer resource centre.

The majority of these services have inpatient beds and outpatient clinics, with the outpatient department running clinics with visiting consultants from Oxford in dermatology, neurology, physical medicine, rheumatology, ophthalmology, radiotherapy, oral surgery and paediatric cardiology.

Acute general medicine also includes a short-stay admissions ward, an emergency assessment unit, a day hospital as part of specialised elderly care rehabilitation services and a cardiology service.

Other clinical services include renal dialysis, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, dietetics, radiology and pathology. The radiology service includes a managed mobile MRI and a breast cancer screening unit. Currently, there are also four main operating theatres and a large day-case unit.

Patient information booklet

Patient information booklet (pdf)Patient information booklet (pdf)