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Special Tuesday support for Ashford mums to give up smoking

Contributed by editor on Mar 19, 2018 - 01:55 PM


Pregnant mums in Ashford are being given the support they need to quit smoking thanks to help from specialist midwife for smoking cessation Rachael Garratt, pictured above.

Healthwatch urges people in Kent to have their say in consultation over Stroke Services in the county

Contributed by editor on Mar 02, 2018 - 10:15 AM


Dear Editor
As you will know a public consultation is currently taking place around stroke services in Kent & Medway.

Kickboxing World Champion Rhianne begins new challenge managing £1m luxury Spa and Health Club in Dover

Contributed by editor on Feb 15, 2018 - 10:20 AM


The newly-opened Waterfront Spa & Health Club at the Best Western Plus Dover Marina Hotel will be run by a world class athlete – Tae Kwon Do and Kickboxing champion Rhianne O’Neill.

Shock over proposed closure of Hawkinge doctors' surgery

Contributed by editor on Jan 25, 2018 - 07:48 PM


A branch of the Lyminge Surgery, in Canterbury Road, Hawkinge could be closing.

Dover and Deal MP welcomes £2.4m project confirmation for extra GP services at local hospitals

Contributed by editor on Jan 22, 2018 - 01:55 PM


Dover and Deal MP Charlie Elphicke is welcoming confirmation of a £2.4m project to provide extra GP services.

Bird Flu alert for Kent after 31 infected birds have been identified

Contributed by editor on Jan 19, 2018 - 04:45 PM


Kent County Council Public Protection is alerting people in the county that a bird flu prevention zone has been declared across England.

Thousands of Kent toddlers missing out on free flu vaccine

Contributed by editor on Dec 16, 2017 - 08:45 AM



Thousands of two and three-year-olds in Kent have not been immunised against flu, despite being eligible for a free vaccine.


Transformation of care in the community in Kent helped by share of £7m of EU funding

Contributed by editor on Nov 16, 2017 - 11:50 AM


European funding is supporting efforts in Kent to tackle the familiar challenge of caring for an ageing population at a time of reducing public funding.


Free flu vaccine rolled out for young children in Kent

Contributed by editor on Nov 10, 2017 - 10:30 AM


Kent County Council is supporting calls by Public Health England for parents whose children have not yet been vaccinated against flu to do so before the winter flu season begins.


Healthwatch Kent launches Help Card for NHS patients

Contributed by editor on Nov 01, 2017 - 10:45 AM


The Healthwatch Help Card has been launched for any Kent resident who needs extra help when attending NHS appointments.


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