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MP raises cannabis fight in Commons

MP raises cannabis fight in Commons

02 May 2022

A Kent MP has spoken in parliament about a mother's campaign to have access to NHS funded medical cannabis for her epileptic daughter.

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Miles, 14, 'still fighting' after leg amputation

Miles, 14, 'still fighting' after leg amputation

29 April 2022

Friends and family are rallying round a sports-mad 14-year-old who has undergone a full leg amputation as he continues to battle cancer.

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Public appeal to honour nursing staff

Public appeal to honour nursing staff

27 April 2022

Hospital bosses are hoping the public will help them mark two key dates next month.

Dad, 32, out of hospital after three-month Covid battle

Dad, 32, out of hospital after three-month Covid battle

27 April 2022

A previously healthy man left fighting for his life after contracting Covid while unvaccinated is urging people to take the virus seriously.

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New £14m critical care unit opens in hospital

New £14m critical care unit opens in hospital

27 April 2022

One of Kent's hospitals has opened a new multimillion pound critical care unit.

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Health chiefs probe 'credibility' of ‘super’ hospital plans for city

Health chiefs probe 'credibility' of ‘super’ hospital plans for city

27 April 2022

Controversial plans to transform hospital services in east Kent are being reviewed by NHS leaders.

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Covid vaccination hub boosted shopping centre's trade

Covid vaccination hub boosted shopping centre's trade

25 April 2022

It has been revealed that a shopping centre due to get a £10m medical hub saw its trade boosted by those going to have their Covid vaccines.

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Omicron XE is being watched by scientists as cases double

Omicron XE is being watched by scientists as cases double

25 April 2022

Cases of new Covid-19 variant Omicron XE have doubled in a fortnight with most in the south and east of England, but is this sharp rise a concern?

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Kent stroke victims waiting 39 minutes for ambulance

Kent stroke victims waiting 39 minutes for ambulance

23 April 2022

Patients calling 999 after suffering serious conditions such as strokes are waiting 39 minutes on average for an ambulance - against a target of 18.

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Family’s plea for help ahead of baby's skull surgery

Family’s plea for help ahead of baby's skull surgery

22 April 2022

The family of a three-month-old baby born with a birth defect is raising money to help fund travel costs as she undergoes skull surgery.

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More advice for parents as hepatitis cases in children spread

More advice for parents as hepatitis cases in children spread

20 April 2022

Medics, investigating a mystery rise in hepatitis illness in children, issue more advice for parents as cases are detected in Europe and the US.

Toddler airlifted to hospital after cyclist collision

Toddler airlifted to hospital after cyclist collision

19 April 2022

A tot was flown to a specialist London hospital with serious injuries after an accident at a play area.

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Kent Covid patients at highest level for 14 months

Kent Covid patients at highest level for 14 months

18 April 2022

An NHS leader says people should be encouraged to wear face masks as the number of Covid patients in Kent's hospitals more than doubles in a month.

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Trapeze artist speaks of horror fall eight months after breaking neck

Trapeze artist speaks of horror fall eight months after breaking neck

15 April 2022

A trapeze artist has spoken for the first time of her horror fall which broke her neck in three places during a Santus Circus show.

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'Doctors told me to start planning funeral - I'm not ready to give up'

'Doctors told me to start planning funeral - I'm not ready to give up'

14 April 2022

A young mum-of-two told by doctors to “start planning her own funeral” says she is not ready to give up on life.

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'Boris Johnson has made fools of us all'

'Boris Johnson has made fools of us all'

13 April 2022

A son who was unable to visit his dying father due to Covid restrictions has called on the Prime Minister to resign for breaking lockdown laws.

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Tributes to 'angel' footballer who had 'lust for life'

Tributes to 'angel' footballer who had 'lust for life'

13 April 2022

Tributes have been paid to a young footballer who has passed away after suffering a heart attack following a battle with a rare genetic illness.

GP surgery rated 'inadequate'

GP surgery rated 'inadequate'

11 April 2022

A doctors surgery has been put into special measures after inspectors found staff 'had not received training in basic life support'.

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'Anti-Covid pill helped me within hours'

'Anti-Covid pill helped me within hours'

08 April 2022

A Kent woman is among the patients who have received a cutting-edge Covid-19 antiviral treatment at home.

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Nurse who cared for 50,000 patients retires after 45 years

Nurse who cared for 50,000 patients retires after 45 years

07 April 2022

A nurse who has spent 45 years helping to look after people will finally hang up her uniform at the end of this month.

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