Amicus warn of health visitor cuts in west Kent

A plan to lose up to a third of health visitors in west Kent has been produced by a ‘turnaround team' of management consultants, according to Amicus.

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If this report is taken up, Amicus warn that many families will be affected.

Sarah Carpenter, the Amicus Health Co-ordinator for the South East said: ‘We are in negotiations with the new trust about what is in this report. It is clear that these cuts are based on cost-cutting measures, without regards to the impact on families and young children.’

The jobs could be lost in Sevenoaks, Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells and Maidstone areas.

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