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GP practice staff self-isolating

GP practice staff self-isolating

07 July 2021

A doctors' surgery has warned routine appointments may be rescheduled due to staff shortages caused by Covid-19 and sickness.

'Make sure it’s football coming home, not coronavirus'

'Make sure it’s football coming home, not coronavirus'

07 July 2021

Football fans meeting up with others for tonight's crunch England match have been urged to get tested for Covid before and after the semi-final.

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'Don't buy' warning for popular children's sun cream

'Don't buy' warning for popular children's sun cream

06 July 2021

Two well-known sun creams, including one made for children, have failed Which? tests leading to a warning for shoppers to avoid them this summer.

Video shows anti-vaxxers berating passers-by for wearing masks

Video shows anti-vaxxers berating passers-by for wearing masks

04 July 2021

Worrying footage shows anti-vaxxers making wild claims about Covid jabs and haranguing passers-by for wearing masks.

Cases soar but mask wearing and social distancing 'to end'

Cases soar but mask wearing and social distancing 'to end'

04 July 2021

Covid cases have more than doubled in Kent - but mask wearing and social distancing are set to end this month, according to widespread reports.

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Meet therapy donkeys Pedro and Poncho

Meet therapy donkeys Pedro and Poncho

04 July 2021

Interaction with donkeys is said to have a number of health benefits – that's why one part of Kent became home to Pedro and Poncho.

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Swimming allowed despite second sewage discharge

Swimming allowed despite second sewage discharge

02 July 2021

There has been a second sewage discharge within a month into the sea off a popular Kent beach.

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Walk-in clinics for Covid jabs

Walk-in clinics for Covid jabs

02 July 2021

Two clinics are to provide Pfizer jabs on a first come, first served basis for over 18s.

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The number of children off school because of Covid

The number of children off school because of Covid

01 July 2021

The number of pupils currently isolating away from school has been revealed by the council.

Hospital told to improve infection prevention measures

Hospital told to improve infection prevention measures

01 July 2021

A Care Quality Commission report has found a number of failings in infection control measures at a Kent hospital.

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Why driving with hay fever risks a £5,000 fine or points on your licence

Why driving with hay fever risks a £5,000 fine or points on your licence

01 July 2021

With pollen counts returning to 'very high' levels, there's a warning for sufferers who plan to get behind the wheel of their car.

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Family's thanks as readers raise thousands for Daniel

Family's thanks as readers raise thousands for Daniel

01 July 2021

The family of Daniel Ezzedine have expressed their heartfelt gratitude after KentOnline readers raised almost £12,000 for the teenager in just a week.

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Staff 'not told to wear masks' at Covid-hit care home

Staff 'not told to wear masks' at Covid-hit care home

30 June 2021

A care home has been plunged into special measures after staff members claimed "they had never been told they had to" wear masks.

Phone problem surgery 'overwhelmed by vaccine work'

Phone problem surgery 'overwhelmed by vaccine work'

29 June 2021

A top councillor says staff at an under-fire medical practice are having problems answering the phones because they've been diverted to vaccine work.

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The health challenges in Kent facing Sajid

The health challenges in Kent facing Sajid

29 June 2021

Sajid Javid has a lot to do in his new role but what challenges does he face when it comes to health care in Kent?

'It's not just a bad period - this disease affects me every single day'

'It's not just a bad period - this disease affects me every single day'

29 June 2021

A nurse with a condition affecting one in 10 women says battling for a diagnosis left her feeling like she was mad.

End of an era as Covid test centre closes

End of an era as Covid test centre closes

25 June 2021

It's the start of the end as health bosses close one their first Covid asymptomatic test centres after 28,000 tests.

Where all walk-in vaccine centres are in Kent

Where all walk-in vaccine centres are in Kent

25 June 2021

Walk-in Covid vaccine clinics open in Kent for all over 18s to receive theirs without an appointment as the NHS launches a big push for more jabs.

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Health bosses 'should be waving big stick...'

Health bosses 'should be waving big stick...'

25 June 2021

The UK health watchdog and an MP get involved in surgery problems after patients said they have to make hundreds of calls to hold of their doctor.

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Mum can only 'wait and hope' for donor

Mum can only 'wait and hope' for donor

25 June 2021

A 44-year-old put on dialysis following kidney failure is urgently appealing for a living organ donor to come forward.

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