PATIENTS have just one day left to have their say on plans to combine Oxfordshire’s healthcare system with two other counties.

Proposals for an Integrated Care System covering Oxfordshire, West Berkshire and Buckinghamshire are part of a national drive for areas to work together more closely.

Oxfordshire first took steps towards working with the two other counties’ healthcare systems in 2016, when a partnership called the Sustainability and Transformation Partnership was set up.

The overall aim of this was to improve health care across the three counties.

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The Integrated Care System is now working on a five year plan, with aims including recruiting more staff and preventing illness from the earliest possible point.

Proposals include the creation of a single commissioning group for health services across the three counties.

People have until midnight on Sunday to take part in a survey which is available via, which also has the full plans.

A review of all feedback received will take place in December with a report then published.