Meeting to discuss hospital inspection

7:40am Monday 14th July 2014

THE chief executive of the county’s hospital authority will address councillors about a critical inspection of Oxford’s John Radcliffe Hospital this week.

On Thursday Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust’s Sir Jonathan Michael will speak to the Oxfordshire Health & Wellbeing Board about May’s Care Quality Commission report.

It rated the trust as “good” but said the JR “requires improvement.” Concerns included lack of staff in surgery, maternity and operating theatres.

The committee will meet at County Hall, New Road, Oxford from 2pm. The public can attend.

‘Big disappointment’ as train station revamp faces a delay

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Thursday 26th November 2015

WORK to electrify the railway into Oxford has been set back four years, throwing the redevelopment of the city’s station into doubt.

Consultants back junior doctors as pay dispute strike looms closer

Oxford Mail: John Radcliffe GV

9:00am Thursday 26th November 2015

MORE than half of Oxfordshire’s senior consultants have pledged their support to junior doctors taking industrial action over a row with the Government.

Aldi says its proposed second city store could provide ‘50 local jobs’

Oxford Mail: SUPERMARKET: Aldi will provide many new jobs for the area

8:00am Thursday 26th November 2015

UP TO 50 jobs at a new Aldi supermarket in Oxford will be advertised to local people.

Blackwell's combats Black Friday with Civilised Saturday

Oxford Mail:

8:00am Thursday 26th November 2015

AS THE county prepares for the hustle and bustle of Black Friday tomorrow, one Oxford bookshop is encouraging customers to make the most of the quiet life.

Expect a rocky road ahead before new Westgate Centre opens its doors

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Wednesday 25th November 2015

TRADE in Oxford is dwindling with businesses blaming the fall in shoppers on roadworks and high parking charges.

More culture vultures flock to county to soak up our heritage

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Wednesday 25th November 2015

OXFORDSHIRE’S picturesque countryside, rich history and thriving city centre proved to be a stronger magnet for tourists again last year.


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