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Inspectors visit Kent hospital in special measures for three years

Inspectors have returned to Medway Maritime Hospital in Gillingham this morning, as it battles to be taken out of special measures.

It was once called the worst hospital in the region, but managers say there have been significant improvements. They include a reduction in death rates and new policies to improve care for elderly people.

Head of hospital inspections for the Care Quality Commission, Alan Thorne, is managing a team of 40 inspectors, who'll be on site for two days.

You can watch an full report by Abigail Bracken below. It includes an interview with the Conservative MP for Gillingham and Rainham, Rehman Chishti.