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Green candidate calls for free parking and better services

ED TARGETT, the Green Party’s candidate for North Thanet, is a big fan of Herne Bay and its people but believes its potential is not being realised. Asked by the Times what he believed was the town’s greatest asset, he said: “Its sense of community, brilliant, no-nonsense people and fantastic array of independent shops and growing number of good restaurants.” …

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‘FIGHT IS NOT YET OVER’ SAYS BAY MP

Sir Roger Gale asks Secretary of State to help in Queen Vic row BAY MP Sir Roger Gale has asked the Secretary of State to intervene in the fight to keep services at the Queen Victoria Hospital. As officials announced they would be pressing ahead with their plans to move outpatient clinics to Whitstable despite huge public opposition, Sir Roger …

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Decision looms on outpatients’ clinics

‘There is no logical reason to take services away’ A FINAL report on where hospital outpatient clinics should be located was due to be completed this week. Officials were meeting to discuss the results of their latest scoring exercise comparing Estuary View in Whitstable with the Queen Victoria hospital in Herne Bay, the Whitstable and Tankerton Hospital and Faversham Cottage …

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Praise for coverage of clinic controversy

THANK you for covering so well the public meetings at the Kings Hall about the Queen Victoria Hospital. The weather at the first was frightful but vast amounts of people attended and said how passionate they feel. The same thing happened at the second. I am so angry that Estuary View featured so highly and feel the decision was very …

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Write to minister about Queen Vic

ON THURSDAY, March 13, I attended the second of the open meetings held at The Kings Hall, Herne Bay, advertised under the misnomer of it being a public consultation. In total, close on 1000 local residents have turned out to show their support for the retention of outpatient services at the Queen Victoria Hospital, and from my conversations regarding the …

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Health chiefs will ‘rethink’ clinic options

Plans to move outpatient services from Queen Victoria Hospital under attack HOSPITAL bosses promised to rethink plans to move outpatient clinics to Estuary View in Whitstable during a meeting last week. The East Kent Hospitals University Foundation Trust aims to move appointments to just one site in east Kent — either Faversham, Whitstable or Herne Bay. The preferred location is …

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The most vulnerable will be hardest hit

I WISH to add my name to those who wish all services to remain at the Queen Victoria hospital. Over the years the Queen Victoria has proved to be an extremely good hospital both in outpatients and inpatients. Tests like blood samples and X-rays at the hospital are most efficient. Over the years The League of Friends of the hospital …

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MP wades into fight to save Queen Vic services

Sir Roger criticises trust’s plans for hospital MP SIR Roger Gale has asked the Secretary of State to intervene in the battle to keep outpatient clinics at Herne Bay’s hospital. Sir Roger has contacted Jeremy Hunt with his concerns over plans to make patients travel to Estuary View medical centre at Whitstable or further afield. Reduce Hospital bosses want to …

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