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‘Routine screening service saved my life’

‘Routine screening service saved my life’

16 November 2019

A retired civil servant says she was lucky cancer was found early thanks to a routine screening check.

Bereaved mother makes hospital training video

Bereaved mother makes hospital training video

16 November 2019

The mother of a woman who died after health workers failed to spot the signs of a blood clot has appealed to staff to be non-judgmental.

Hospital development plans unveiled

Hospital development plans unveiled

16 November 2019

Developers of Britain's oldest hospital building have submitted plans to renovate it with more than 150 new homes on the site.

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One patient every 56 seconds as 'winter crisis' looms

One patient every 56 seconds as 'winter crisis' looms

14 November 2019

Overrun A&E departments across Kent are buckling under the strain of almost 50,000 patients a month.

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War hero's 10-hour A&E ordeal

War hero's 10-hour A&E ordeal

14 November 2019

Hospital bosses have apologised to a 99-year-old war veteran left in agony on a trolley in A&E for almost 10 hours.

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Fitness guru delights pupils with school visit

Fitness guru delights pupils with school visit

14 November 2019

Joe Wicks has spent an afternoon at a primary school - where he encouraged pupils to get active with a fun-filled workout.

Drop-in clinic to help homeless extended

Drop-in clinic to help homeless extended

14 November 2019

A trial service led by a care nurse has helped transform the lives of rough sleepers in a town centre.

Grandad, 89, saved in 'miracle' river rescue

Grandad, 89, saved in 'miracle' river rescue

14 November 2019

A pensioner's family says his rescue was 'nothing short of a miracle'.

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‘I drove my husband 500 miles to end his life’

‘I drove my husband 500 miles to end his life’

14 November 2019

Three women are dedicating their lives to fighting for a change in assisted dying laws — here are their heartbreaking reasons for doing so.

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The debate on assisted dying laws

The debate on assisted dying laws

14 November 2019

We look at the arguments for and against changing legislation on assisted dying.

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Memory loss blamed on 'school stress'

Memory loss blamed on 'school stress'

13 November 2019

Doctors first thought a teenager's illness was stress from school until she was unable to walk, speak or remember anything.

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OAP seriously hurt in hit-and-run

OAP seriously hurt in hit-and-run

13 November 2019

A woman in her 80s is in a serious condition in hospital after a hit-and-run.

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Grieving artist fears losing sight and hobby

Grieving artist fears losing sight and hobby

13 November 2019

A grandfather who paints portraits to cope with the death of his wife now fears losing his vision and being robbed of his hobby.

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Surgery banned by NHS left mum bedridden

Surgery banned by NHS left mum bedridden

13 November 2019

A mum so crippled with pain that she struggles to get out of bed is warning other women of the risks involved in controversial surgery.

Patients faced freezing night on hospital ward

Patients faced freezing night on hospital ward

12 November 2019

Emergency heaters were installed on a hospital ward last night after a flood knocked out a hospital's heating.

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Family's agony at devastating diagnosis

Family's agony at devastating diagnosis

12 November 2019

The family of a six-year-old boy diagnosed with an incurable brain tumour are fundraising to take him on his dream holiday.

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Location of urgent treatment centre to be decided

Location of urgent treatment centre to be decided

11 November 2019

Health bosses will decide where a specialist unit will be based next year.

Revealed: How climate-friendly is YOUR town?

Revealed: How climate-friendly is YOUR town?

10 November 2019

An investigation has revealed the most - and least - climate-friendly parts of Kent.

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Petition to 'save' GP surgery handed to care boss

Petition to 'save' GP surgery handed to care boss

08 November 2019

Almost 2,000 patients have signed a petition calling for a GP surgery to be taken out of special measures.

YouTuber launches new series after suicide attempt

YouTuber launches new series after suicide attempt

07 November 2019

A YouTuber's struggle with mental health culminated in him attempting to kill himself last year — here's how he's using his experience to help others.

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