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‘Urgent action’ taken after care service inspection raises ‘closed culture’ risk

‘Urgent action’ taken after care service inspection raises ‘closed culture’ risk

17 July 2024

The health watchdog has taken action against a home care service which provides packages for people with physical and learning disabilities.

Free bus travel for kids this summer

Free bus travel for kids this summer

17 July 2024

Children will be able to ride the bus for free in part of Kent this summer thanks to a government-funded scheme.

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Heat health warning issued as Kent set to be as hot as Ibiza

Heat health warning issued as Kent set to be as hot as Ibiza

17 July 2024

Temperatures are expected to skyrocket with places across the county reaching 30 degrees, sparking a heat health warning.

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‘Do-not-swim warning would kill our town’

‘Do-not-swim warning would kill our town’

14 July 2024

Anxious residents fear falling water quality will "kill" their coastal town if people are warned not to swim in the sea.

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'My heart is breaking watching my boy slowly fade away'

'My heart is breaking watching my boy slowly fade away'

13 July 2024

More than £24,000 has now been raised to support the heartbroken family of a boy left brain-damaged after jumping from a pier in Kent.

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‘We thought it was growing pains - but it turns out we both have life-changing condition’

‘We thought it was growing pains - but it turns out we both have life-changing condition’

13 July 2024

Two sisters were forced to give up on their dream careers after years of suffering from debilitating joint pain and thinking it was normal.

‘Why do you keep throwing a dog poo bag outside my house?’

‘Why do you keep throwing a dog poo bag outside my house?’

13 July 2024

A woman who was caught on camera dumping a bag of dog poo in the road on repeated occasions has been urged to “put it in the bin”.

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Kit, 5, to donate long locks after dad’s cancer diagnosis

Kit, 5, to donate long locks after dad’s cancer diagnosis

12 July 2024

The family of a dad with terminal cancer are making memories while raising money for others devastated by the disease.

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Kent hospitals fork out £76m for maternity and childbirth failings

Kent hospitals fork out £76m for maternity and childbirth failings

12 July 2024

NHS trusts across Kent and Medway paid out £76 million in negligence claims for maternity failings over the last five years, new figures show.

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‘I shouldn’t have to wear gloves and a blanket in my own home’

‘I shouldn’t have to wear gloves and a blanket in my own home’

12 July 2024

A married couple who are living in a home which has had problems with cold and damp say their living conditions are “horrible”.

Police and paramedics descend on bus station

Police and paramedics descend on bus station

11 July 2024

Officers and ambulance crews attended a bus station following reports a person needed medical care.

‘Periods can be our superpower’ says world cup winner

‘Periods can be our superpower’ says world cup winner

11 July 2024

An internationally successful rugby player is campaigning to tackle period taboos in sport.

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Boy, 10, hit by bus now awake in hospital

Boy, 10, hit by bus now awake in hospital

10 July 2024

A 10-year-old boy who was airlifted to hospital after being hit by a bus is now awake and doing better than doctors predicted, his mother says.

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‘We’re making as many memories as we can’

‘We’re making as many memories as we can’

10 July 2024

A family has thanked donors who have allowed them to make precious memories with their six-year-old daughter who has been given just months to live.

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Top marks for hospital’s cancer care

Top marks for hospital’s cancer care

09 July 2024

A hospital cancer department has received a top award for its care to patients and their families following a recent inspection.

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Mum talks about nightmare of two-year-old’s intensive care battle

Mum talks about nightmare of two-year-old’s intensive care battle

09 July 2024

The mother of a young girl who has been fighting a heart condition in hospital for weeks has spoken about her daughter’s life-threatening ordeal.

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'My 7-year-old couldn’t talk - football has changed everything!’

'My 7-year-old couldn’t talk - football has changed everything!’

09 July 2024

The mother of a seven-year-old girl who is selectively mute has told how playing football sparked a “miracle” breakthrough.

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Fiancee’s tribute to ‘best friend, soul mate and one true love’

Fiancee’s tribute to ‘best friend, soul mate and one true love’

08 July 2024

A dad who was given 15 months to live after being diagnosed with a rare brain tumour has died, his devastated partner has confirmed.

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Boy brain-damaged in pier jump to be cared for by family at home

Boy brain-damaged in pier jump to be cared for by family at home

08 July 2024

A boy left brain-damaged after jumping off a pier is to be brought home in a vegetative state after his body was stronger than doctors anticipated.

Mum with flesh-eating bug saved by baking soda

Mum with flesh-eating bug saved by baking soda

08 July 2024

A mum-of-three who nearly died after deadly bacteria ate away at her nose credits baking soda with saving her life.

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