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Something else for chiefs to-do list

In little over a week, Chris Bown will start his £294,000 one-year stewardship of the troubled East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust. Mr Bown has said he wants to explore for himself the trust’s myriad problems before he speaks publicly — but it is unlikely he would have thought that vulnerable missing patients might have been on his lengthy …

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Chief’s pay sends message to staff

While the salary of the new chief executive of East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust may have been bench marked against others (Four-Day Week And £294k For New Trust Chief, Herne Bay Gazette, January 29), it is still an eye watering amount to pay, especially at a time when other hospital staff may have just won the fight for …

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Fears as clinics move in service shake-up

Campaigners claim long journeys await Bay patients OUTPATIENT clinics are to be taken away from Herne Bay and Faversham hospitals as part of a shake-up of health services. Hospital bosses insist the changes will lead to “improved services” because they will introduce a one-stop shop approach where patients can have tests on the same day they see a doctor. But …

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Ambulance stations face ‘downgrading’

Herne Bay building will become ‘community response post’ THREE ambulance stations are to be downgraded to ‘community response posts’. Ambulance officials say staff from Canterbury, Herne Bay and Deal will relocate to Thanet to a new state of the art centre where specialist teams prepare ambulances for paramedics before their shift starts. The plans, due to come into force next …

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Join the battle for outpatient services

Crowds expected at meeting to decide hospital’s future CAMPAIGNERS have issued a call to all supporters of the Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital to turn out for a second public meeting about its future. So many people packed into the Kings Hall for the first session in January that crowds were turned away, so officials promised to return to explain their …

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