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Neglect contributed to Archie's death, coroner rules

Neglect contributed to Archie's death, coroner rules

10 June 2022

A newborn baby who lived just 27 minutes would have survived if his mother had been admitted to hospital sooner, a coroner has ruled.

Warm weekend weather to collide with peak in grass pollen

Warm weekend weather to collide with peak in grass pollen

09 June 2022

Hayfever sufferers are being told to prepare for very high pollen levels as warm sunny weather sweeps into Kent just as grass pollen levels peak.

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Man, 51, still in elderly care home after a year

Man, 51, still in elderly care home after a year

09 June 2022

A 51-year-old with Parkinson's who was temporarily moved to an elderly people's care home is still waiting to be moved a year later.

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Newborn could have died as birthmark grew in throat

Newborn could have died as birthmark grew in throat

08 June 2022

A mum has told how her newborn daughter was rushed to hospital with a rare condition which saw a birthmark growing in her throat.

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'I was dead for 18 minutes but my kids saved my life'

'I was dead for 18 minutes but my kids saved my life'

07 June 2022

Two children have been given a bravery award after they rushed to get help when their dad suffered a cardiac arrest behind the wheel.

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Could you be a hospital shop volunteer?

Could you be a hospital shop volunteer?

06 June 2022

A hospital's League of Friends needs more supporters as it emerges from Covid crisis.

'Bullies made me hide who I was'

'Bullies made me hide who I was'

06 June 2022

A woman who was bullied after being born with a port wine stain birthmark is on a mission to help others and encourage acceptance of different faces.

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Mum's £20k payout after council 'failed' special needs children

Mum's £20k payout after council 'failed' special needs children

04 June 2022

A mum of children with special educational needs has received compensation after council failures led to them missing 'years of school'.

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We go inside the cancer trial 'caravan'

We go inside the cancer trial 'caravan'

04 June 2022

Thousands of Kent residents have been taking part in one of the world's biggest cancer trials. We sent our reporter to find out what it is all about.

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'Some need the toilet every 15 minutes'

'Some need the toilet every 15 minutes'

03 June 2022

A campaigner is pleading with businesses to let people use their toilets if they have a special card showing they urgently need to.

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Student turned down again for breast reduction surgery

Student turned down again for breast reduction surgery

03 June 2022

A student who suffers constant pain from her 32K breasts hopes to fund her own surgery after once again being turned down by the NHS.

33,000 miss GP slots in Kent every month

33,000 miss GP slots in Kent every month

02 June 2022

There are calls for patients who miss their GP appointments without cancelling to be fined after 33,000 Kent patients missed their slots in one month.

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Fury as village loses last GP surgery

Fury as village loses last GP surgery

31 May 2022

More than 3,000 patients will have to travel to hospital to see their GP after health bosses fail to find a new home for village surgery.

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New advice for those with mystery rashes as monkeypox cases almost double

New advice for those with mystery rashes as monkeypox cases almost double

31 May 2022

New guidance for those with unexplained rashes has been issued by health officials as a further 71 monkeypox cases are found in England.

Top teachers warn of pupils' mental health 'crisis point'

Top teachers warn of pupils' mental health 'crisis point'

27 May 2022

Specialist help is needed to help with an 'epidemic' in mental health problem in schools.

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Trainee midwife calls for help with childcare costs

Trainee midwife calls for help with childcare costs

27 May 2022

A student midwife who spends hundreds on childcare while she works long hours is fighting the government to give more help to health trainees.

Hospital introduces food bank for staff

Hospital introduces food bank for staff

24 May 2022

A Kent NHS Trust has set up a food bank for staff struggling to cope with the cost of living.

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'I feel like I'm going to war when I go into hospital'

'I feel like I'm going to war when I go into hospital'

24 May 2022

A mum-of-three claims her pleas for help during pregnancy were ignored by healthcare staff due to the colour of her skin.

Remarkable turnaround for troubled care home

Remarkable turnaround for troubled care home

21 May 2022

A couple who took on a care home in special measures now have a 'good' rating from the Care Quality Commission.

Teen left with gaping armpit wound for two years

Teen left with gaping armpit wound for two years

21 May 2022

A teenager girl's life has been put on hold because of an open, oozing wound in her armpit.

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