High Quality Healthcare for All

Since being elected as your MP, healthcare has been one of my very highest priorities. With Oxfordshire Health bosses looking at how to make Oxfordshire's health services work best in the future, as well as issues with local services, this is an essential topic that I will continue to work hard on.

Our NHS and the services it provides are vital to us all.  From ensuring Chipping Norton residents are consulted, to campaigning for better GP access in our rural area, I will always fight for local services.  I will focus on building key relationships to understand the complex challenges that surround them, and work to improve mental health provision and adult social care.

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Robert Welcomes NHS Long-Term Plan

Yesterday, the Government launched the NHS 'Long-Term Plan', a 10-year plan - developed and driven forward by clinicians, patients and medical experts - explaining what the health service will do to enable people to live healthier lives for longer, and how it will get the most out of the addition

Robert Celebrates Cogges Surgery Success

Robert has welcomed the news that Oxfordshire health bosses have agreed to cancel the termination notice for Cogges GP practice.  This means that the Cogges GP partners will continue to provide primary care services to their patient list going forward.

Robert Welcomes Plans to Teach First Aid in Schools

Robert has welcomed Government plans to make the teaching of basic first aid in schools compulsory.  From 2020 learning first aid will be mandatory for every pupil, with all youngsters in England taught how to administer CPR, the purpose of defibrillators, and basic treatments for common injuries

Robert's 2018 Highlights in 60 Seconds

2018 was a very busy year indeed with much to celebrate both locally and nationally. Here are just some of my highlights from last year - in 60 seconds!

Robert Courts MP

Oxfordshire MPs Meet with Oxfordshire Health Bosses

Robert said: "Had a really productive meeting with Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group together with other Oxfordshire MPs.  Plenty to discuss, most notbaly recruitment, mental health services & delayed transfers of care.  These constructive dialogues are so important: we need to work to

Robert Presses Health Minister on New Cancer Strategy

Robert said: "I welcome the Government's important ambition to improve cancer survival rates through a new strategy to ensure three-quarters of cancer patients are diagnosed early. For this ambitious target to be met, it is vital that the NHS has the cancer specialists and experts it needs."

Robert Presses Health Secretary on GP Recruitment

Robert said: “The recruitment and retention of GPs is one of the biggest challenges facing the NHS in our area.  I am encouraged by the significant increase in the number of doctors entering GP training, and it is important this progress is built upon to meet the Government’s target of getting an