Banbury campaign group calls for early return of Horton’s prem baby unit
Banbury’s hospital campaign group Keep the Horton General has called for a swift return of consultant-led maternity and special baby care (SCBU) to the Horton.
Spokesman Charlotte Bird said information on Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour about the national increase in premature babies demonstrates a local SCBU unit is needed more than ever before.
“On last Monday’s programme, Caroline Davey, head of Bliss - the charity promoting the best care for premature babies and their families - and campaigners were guests,” said Ms Bird.
“Caroline said 35-40,000 premature babies are born every year. This number... read more
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