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'I really still can't believe this has happened to me...'

'I really still can't believe this has happened to me...'

24 June 2021

After it was revealed two million Britons may have suffered Long Covid a mum has told of the horrific and often surreal symptoms she still lives with.

Club's plan to raise £100k for health workers

Club's plan to raise £100k for health workers

23 June 2021

A football club and its main sponsor are to host an event to raising funds to support local NHS workers who've worked tirelessly during the pandemic.

Teacher 'dead for 10 minutes' after Eriksen-style collapse

Teacher 'dead for 10 minutes' after Eriksen-style collapse

23 June 2021

A man who suffered a cardiac arrest and was brought back to life has called for more defibrillators to be installed at sports venues.

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‘I have my optician to thank for saving my life’

‘I have my optician to thank for saving my life’

23 June 2021

A mother is urging others to get their eyes checked after opticians spotted a life-threatening condition during a test.

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Covid patient out of intensive care after six months

Covid patient out of intensive care after six months

22 June 2021

A carer who has spent more than 150 days in hospital battling Covid-19 has finally been discharged from intensive care.

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'It's an environmental and financial disaster for our area'

'It's an environmental and financial disaster for our area'

22 June 2021

Sewage leaks along a Kent coastline have been described as a "disaster" by furious council bosses as warnings remain at 11 beaches.

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'She's in so much pain - I want her to let go now'

'She's in so much pain - I want her to let go now'

21 June 2021

A loving mum has shared her heartache after her terminally-ill little girl's bone marrow transplant was unsuccessful.

Arrest after paramedic 'punched in the face' at A&E

Arrest after paramedic 'punched in the face' at A&E

20 June 2021

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of assaulting an emergency worker after a paramedic was left with a bruised jaw following an alleged assault.

'We have plenty of vaccines - please come along'

'We have plenty of vaccines - please come along'

20 June 2021

More than 300 over-18s were vaccinated in the first hour of a walk-in Covid jab centre opening today and others are being urged to take up the offer.

'I'm desperate, I don't want to die'

'I'm desperate, I don't want to die'

18 June 2021

A grandmother suffering with a serious condition which is poisoning her body has turned to the public to raise money for life-saving treatment.

'People think men don’t get breast cancer, but we do’

'People think men don’t get breast cancer, but we do’

18 June 2021

A Kent dad who has battled an unusual cancer three times is urging chaps to check their chests for symptoms.

Hospital trust fined £733k over unsafe care leading to baby's death

Hospital trust fined £733k over unsafe care leading to baby's death

18 June 2021

East Kent Hospitals has been fined £733,000 for the unsafe care and treatment of a baby which resulted in his tragic death.

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'It's like forcing a motorcyclist to wear a crash helmet'

'It's like forcing a motorcyclist to wear a crash helmet'

16 June 2021

The news care home workers will need to have have mandatory coronavirus vaccinations has been welcomed by care experts and others in the county.

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Patients face up to nine hour waits for hospital beds

Patients face up to nine hour waits for hospital beds

16 June 2021

Patients arriving at a hospital's A&E department are experiencing delays in being admitted, with some waiting nine hours before being given a bed.

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Roll-out of first Covid jabs enters final phase

Roll-out of first Covid jabs enters final phase

16 June 2021

Thousands more young people across Kent are set to be offered the Covid vaccine - as the NHS approaches the end of the first dose roll-out.

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Patients make hundreds of attempts to get through to surgery

Patients make hundreds of attempts to get through to surgery

16 June 2021

Concerns have been raised about accessing an under pressure doctors' surgery after patients were left frustrated by lengthy waits on the phone.

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Special helmet for baby born with flat head

Special helmet for baby born with flat head

15 June 2021

A baby born with a rare disorder has been fitted with a £2,000 helmet not available on the NHS.

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Triple threat warning for asthmatics and hay fever sufferers

Triple threat warning for asthmatics and hay fever sufferers

15 June 2021

A 'toxic cocktail' of sky-high pollen levels, hot weather and rain risks misery for thousands of asthmatics and hay fever sufferers. Here's why:

New critical care unit to open in autumn

New critical care unit to open in autumn

15 June 2021

Hospital bosses reveal a new 24-bed ITU will be completed within months.

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Teenagers invited to book Covid jab

Teenagers invited to book Covid jab

15 June 2021

Over 18s in one part of Kent are now invited to book their first Covid jab.

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