STRUCTURE: Three foundation trusts have been shortlisted to take over the Ridgeway Partnership.

The trust, also known as Oxfordshire Learning Disability NHS Trust, invited detailed proposals from Calderstones Partnership, Hertfordshire Partnership and Southern Health on October 28.

In his report to the trust’s November board meeting, chief executive John Morgan said staff and “stakeholders” of the Ridgeway Partnership met the final three bidders in a “Big Engagement Day” on November 9.

A series of visits to the trust’s sites took place on November 10 and November 11.

Final proposals will be submitted on December 15.