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Kent GPs told to keep feedback forms simple

Contributed by editor on Sep 21, 2017 - 02:00 PM


Kent GPs are being urged to keep things simple when seeking patient feedback


Breastfeeding mums are welcome at One You shop in Park Mall Ashford

Contributed by editor on Sep 05, 2017 - 08:21 AM



The One You shop remains a firm favourite in the revitalised Park Mall. It reopened last month following a refurbishment, after it was initially set up as a joint health initiative with Ashford Borough council, Kent County Council Public Health and Kent Community Health Foundation Trust (KCHFT).


Sedentary lifestyle adults in Kent are risking their health say experts

Contributed by editor on Sep 03, 2017 - 10:05 AM



Over one million adults aged 40 to 60 in the South East do not achieve ten minutes of continuous brisk walking over the course of a month and are missing out on health benefits, according to a new evidence paper from Public Health England (PHE).


'Confusing' Kent County Council Breast Feeding consultation withdrawn

Contributed by editor on Aug 08, 2017 - 12:15 PM


Kent County Council has withdrawn the consultation on infant feeding after listening to feedback from concerned families and other interested parties.


Outcry over plans to end specialist breastfeeding support across Kent

Contributed by editor on Jul 27, 2017 - 10:15 AM


Liberal Democrat, Lynne Beaumont, has reacted with shock at plans to transfer all community breastfeeding support services to the Health Visiting Service.


Lifesaving equipment installed on Sandgate Esplanade Folkestone

Contributed by editor on Jul 24, 2017 - 06:55 PM


Sandgate Parish Council now has a defibrillator sited on the side of the Boat House Kiosk on the Esplanade.

Is Brexit adding to healthcare woes in Folkestone?

Contributed by editor on Jun 14, 2017 - 08:47 AM


It's reported that UKIP councillors on Shepway council want a debate on the growing GP crisis in Folkestone while the number of EU nurses registering with the NMC has nose-dived since the Brexit referendum.


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