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Breastfeeding services to be axed

Breastfeeding services to be axed

12 March 2018

Vital consultation services used new mothers are being cut across Kent to save money.

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Teenager's tumour treatment fund runs out

Teenager's tumour treatment fund runs out

12 March 2018

A 17-year-old's future is in doubt after his family announced they can no longer afford his life-saving treatment.

Council barge pollutes canal

Council barge pollutes canal

12 March 2018

A council has admitted polluting its own canal with hydraulic oil .... endangering the lives of swans and other wildlife.

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Plans for £6.5m health centre revealed

Plans for £6.5m health centre revealed

12 March 2018

An application for a health centre, catering for up to 32,000 patients, has been submitted.

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Body discovered on pathway

Body discovered on pathway

11 March 2018

A man's body has been discovered today on a footpath.

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Cancelled surgery trebles in parts of Kent

Cancelled surgery trebles in parts of Kent

11 March 2018

The number of urgent operations cancelled in part of Kent has more than trebled in just two years.

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'We would have been burying him without donations'

'We would have been burying him without donations'

11 March 2018

A father says his son was on the brink of death when colleagues rallied round to raise enough money to send him for revolutionary cancer treatment.

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NHS trust needs improvement says health regulator

NHS trust needs improvement says health regulator

09 March 2018

A Kent NHS trust has been told it 'requires improvement' after a recent inspection but has made many services better in the last three years.

Dad lived with broken neck for three months

Dad lived with broken neck for three months

09 March 2018

A father-of-two claims he lived with a broken neck for three months after doctors failed to give him an X-ray.

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Anger as nurse sacked for calling health chief a 'd***head'

Anger as nurse sacked for calling health chief a 'd***head'

09 March 2018

A nurse dismissed for her angry online rants against hospital management has been defended by a campaigner.

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Kent A&E units still struggling to cope

Kent A&E units still struggling to cope

08 March 2018

Fewer patients are waiting more than four hours to be seen in A&E in Kent - but hospitals are still struggling to meet targets.

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Children skip dentist as fears grow of tooth decay

Children skip dentist as fears grow of tooth decay

08 March 2018

More than 150,000 Kent children failed to see a dentist at all last year - despite huge fears of increased tooth decay.

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Private ambulance patients late to appointments

Private ambulance patients late to appointments

07 March 2018

The contractor that runs Kent's non-emergency ambulance service says it aims to improve after almost a third of patients were late for appointments.

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Deadly palm oil washed up on beach

Deadly palm oil washed up on beach

06 March 2018

Coastguards have warned dog-owners to be on their guard after deadly palm oil has been found washed up on a Kent beach.

Health chiefs face £7.3m black hole

Health chiefs face £7.3m black hole

05 March 2018

Patient care won't be affected despite a huge £7.3m deficit for GP services, a health group has claimed.

Uber-style GP appointments

Uber-style GP appointments

05 March 2018

A doctor's surgery is offering 15-minute face-to-face consultations through an online service.

Medical practice dubbed 'inadequate'

Medical practice dubbed 'inadequate'

04 March 2018

A clinic has been rated inadequate after inspectors raised concerns about the practice's safety and effectiveness.

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Father and son told to find new GP after 50 years

Father and son told to find new GP after 50 years

03 March 2018

Two members of a family say they are being forced out of the doctor’s surgery they have used for more than half a century.

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Last-minute donation saves teenager's life

Last-minute donation saves teenager's life

02 March 2018

Experts feared a 17-year-old only had days left to live until a donation allowed him to start specialist treatment abroad.

Health services affected by snow

Health services affected by snow

28 February 2018

Bad weather forced a minor injuries unit to close today and also affected several health clinics.

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