Campaigners have taken to the streets of Margate to save the stroke unit at the town's hospital. They marched passed the QEQM before holding a rally.
The NHS has proposed creating three large specialist centres in Kent - replacing the current six smaller hospital units. Medical teams and charities have welcomed the plans saying expert treatment and care would be provided round the clock.
But those against say it will be detrimental for people having to travel to Ashford for treatment.