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 a 'substantial change, which would see 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.
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