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Herne Bay festival announces 2015 theme

Guess what’s this year’s Herne Bay Festival’s theme… Comments (0) THE organisers of the Herne Bay Festival have announced the exciting news on this year’s theme after closing their vote. The vote officially closed on Thursday 29 January bringing the long anticipation to an end this morning. Victorian Herne Bay will be this year’s theme after receiving 43% of votes.  It was …

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Herne Bay outpatients move: stay positive, says campaigner

WITH the move of Herne Bay’s outpatient services to a “hub” at Estuary View in Whitstable having been completed, a leading health campaigner has urged a positive approach from all concerned.Asked if the end of outpatient services in the town might ultimately lead to the demise of Herne Bay’s Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital, Gillian Fowler, chairman of its League of …

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Herne Bay outpatients: get ready to travel to Whitstable

Comments (0) AFTER all the furore, from Monday people in Herne Bay will have to travel to Whitstable for if they need outpatient services. There has been fierce opposition to the plans to base a ‘hub’ outpatients clinic “hub” at Estuary View in Whitstable, with the running down of services at both Herne Bay’s Queen Victoria Memorial Hospital and Faversham Cottage …

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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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Community hospitals costing us £10 million

HEALTH bosses say community hospitals are costing £10 million across the district and they need to cut costs. Simon Perks, accountable officer for the clinical commissioning groups in Canterbury and Ashford, told county councillors the three hospitals in the Canterbury district – Queen Victoria, Whitstable and Tankerton and Faversham Cottage Hospital – added an extra £10 million to the budget …

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NHS is not safe in the Tories’ hands

A SHORT time ago the Government lost the case in the Court of Appeal when they attempted to close the accident and emergency services at Lewisham Hospital. This was because the neighbouring South London Health Trust had gone into administration. Lewisham protestors argued that their hospital was well performing and popular and should not be made to pay the price …

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