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£6k payout after dentist fails to spot excruciating tooth decay

£6k payout after dentist fails to spot excruciating tooth decay

15 June 2021

A woman embarrassed to socialise because of bad breath has been paid £6k by a dentist who missed the nasty infection causing it.

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Moving moment Covid patient leaves hospital after 147 days

Moving moment Covid patient leaves hospital after 147 days

14 June 2021

A man who spent 53 days in a coma has finally left the hospital where he's been since January.

How football club responded to tragedies

How football club responded to tragedies

12 June 2021

Struck by the deaths of three players associated to the club, one Kent club has held six heart screening days - and wants to do more.

Double jabbed numbers surge in Kent

Double jabbed numbers surge in Kent

11 June 2021

Covid-19 cases are continuing to rise but the number of people who have had two doses of vaccine in the county has increased significantly.

'Stinking council estate rubbish so bad I want malaria jab'

'Stinking council estate rubbish so bad I want malaria jab'

11 June 2021

Disgusted residents on a council estate say they fear for their health as stinking waste continuously piles up outside communal bins.

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Room gets makeover after donations

Room gets makeover after donations

10 June 2021

A kind-hearted NHS worker alongside two friends have helped to transform a room used by the relatives of seriously ill patients at a hospital in Kent.

'Targeted' testing for variant at two secondary schools

'Targeted' testing for variant at two secondary schools

10 June 2021

Pupils at two grammar schools are being asked to take 'targeted' PCR tests as part of ramped up efforts to identify the Delta variant.

Jab rollout reaches under 30s

Jab rollout reaches under 30s

08 June 2021

The NHS started calling those aged 25-29 for vaccination from today as the inoculation programme reaches the 'home straight'.

'The reason I need a THIRD Covid jab...'

'The reason I need a THIRD Covid jab...'

07 June 2021

A grandfather has told how he has been waiting six weeks for another vaccine after a botched second dose ran down his arm.

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The five districts where coronavirus rates are falling

The five districts where coronavirus rates are falling

06 June 2021

As coronavirus cases across the UK increase infection rates are falling in five parts of Kent.

'I suggested back pain might be menopause - my GP prescribed soya milk!'

'I suggested back pain might be menopause - my GP prescribed soya milk!'

06 June 2021

A mum whose crippling back pain and panic attacks were caused by the menopause is determined to educate women.

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Hospital staff arrange wedding in day for sick patient

Hospital staff arrange wedding in day for sick patient

04 June 2021

Staff at a Kent hospital banded together to arrange a wedding in a day for one of their sick patients and his new wife.

Huge cost of hospital upkeep revealed

Huge cost of hospital upkeep revealed

03 June 2021

A hospital trust says a backlog of work to modernise its estate could cost more than £75 million.

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New treatment helping long Covid patients recover faster

New treatment helping long Covid patients recover faster

03 June 2021

Patients recovering from Covid are being put through their paces as new treatment helping them get back to health and fitness sees huge success.

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Depression battle inspires gruelling charity challenge

Depression battle inspires gruelling charity challenge

03 June 2021

A man who suffered bouts of depression is using his battle to tackle a gruelling challenge to support a mental health charity.

Staff 'devastated' as care home to close after 30 years

Staff 'devastated' as care home to close after 30 years

02 June 2021

A long-running care home is due to close after three decades of service due to health and Covid strains.

Ambulance crews to wear cameras to stop 'abhorrent' attacks

Ambulance crews to wear cameras to stop 'abhorrent' attacks

02 June 2021

Paramedics across Kent are set to be equipped with body-worn cameras in a bid to slash the number of attacks on emergency service workers.

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Surgeries to close one day per week

Surgeries to close one day per week

01 June 2021

Bosses at a chain of GP surgeries have reassured patients there will be no reduction in appointments despite two closing for one day a week.

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Covid strains given new names using Greek alphabet

Covid strains given new names using Greek alphabet

01 June 2021

Global health chiefs have announced new names for Covid-19 variants using letters of the Greek alphabet - with the Kent strain named Alpha.

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'My baby almost died'

'My baby almost died'

28 May 2021

A mum has shared her story after her son's battle with sepsis when he was just a week old.

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