The Foscote Hospital News
Keep up to date with everything that’s happening here at The Foscote Hospital in Banbury.
Not only do we have all the latest news from the hospital but also about our consultants, new services and treatments and classes, our community partners in Banbury and our charity fundraising work.
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Hip and knee replacements can last for up to 25 years
Medical journal, The Lancet, has just published the results of a large-scale study of 500,000 patients which found that hip and knee replacements can last for up to 25 years. This is very reassuring news for anyone considering one of these procedures. Philippa Roxby, Health Reporter for BBC News writes: “Eight out of 10 knee replacements […] Read more
The Foscote goes green in 2019!
We’ve started the New Year by going green! With a strong awareness of fossil fuel-related health and climate change issues and following an in-depth review of our energy suppliers, all of our hospital’s electricity is now being supplied from renewable sources. From 1 January this year our electricity is certified as sourced from a renewable […] Read more
Foscote Christmas charity raffle raises £323!
We’re thrilled to announce that our Christmas charity raffle in aid of Banbury Young Homelessness Project and Thames Valley Air Ambulance, raised a grand total of £323! A list of the winners of the fantastic prizes – many very generously donated by local businesses and venues – is below: A £50 Tesco voucher donated by […] Read more
New private GP service for Banbury
A private GP service is now available at The Foscote Hospital in Banbury. Dr Amanda Northridge of the Mayfield Clinic is holding private GP clinics here on Monday and Wednesday mornings. If you’re tired of waiting to see your GP or feel that their appointments are too rushed, book a 30-minute appointment with Dr Northridge […] Read more
Foscote consultant’s ambulance fundraising for India
In November one of the Foscote Hospital’s consultant anaesthetists, Dr Robbie Kerry, will be travelling to the south of India to provide ten days of free clinics for villagers in the deprived areas on the Tamil Nadu-Karnataka border area. He is aiming to raise £6,000 to enable them to set up a community ambulance for […] Read more
Wear it Pink for Breast Cancer Now – Friday 19 October
Today our staff are taking part in ‘Wear it Pink’. We’re also holding a hamper raffle and bake sale to raise funds for the UK’s leading breast cancer research charity, Breast Cancer Now. The charity believes that if we all act now, by 2050 everyone who develops breast cancer will live. Their crucial research focuses on four […] Read more
Don’t wait in pain for physiotherapy or ultrasound
Did you know you can self-refer and self-pay to avoid long waits for the following physiotherapy and ultrasound (radiology) services and treatments here, so you can call and book straight away? Our team of expert physiotherapists and radiologists offer the following self-pay treatments: Physiotherapy Diagnosis and treatment for: neck and back injuries work-related conditions sprains […] Read more
The Foscote welcomes four new consultants
We are delighted to welcome three new orthopaedic consultants, Professor Max Gibbons, Professor Xavier Griffin and Mr Steve Gwilym, and Mr Tim Goodacre, consultant cosmetic, plastic and reconstructive surgeon, to our team of leading physicians and surgeons at The Foscote Hospital. All of the consultants are very well established and highly regarded within the region […] Read more