I am pleased the Deer Park closure has been referred. I had urged the Oxfordshire Joint Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee to vote to register the closure of the surgery as a 'substantial change, which would seen the matter referred to the Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt, for review. Witney is a growing town, which is likely to have significant development in the coming years. There are already 4,500 people being treated at the surgery, to say nothing of the thousands more if Witney expands. Read the full story here
I sent a newsletter to Deer Park residents outlining the work I have done as their MP to fight for this closure to be reconsidered. You can read this here.