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A protester's story: 'I don't know if I'd have made it to another hospital' further away

The marchers went through Canterbury's city streets

People at today's march have been explaining their reasons for protesting against planned changes to health care provision in East Kent. A protester who says her life was saved at the Kent & Canterbury Hospital, explains why she is campaigning to keep services on her doorstep.

'Save the KC' protesters march to protect local hospital

Campaigners chanting 'Save the K C for you and me'

Campaigners hoping to protect services at their local hospital have been marching through the streets of Canterbury in Kent.

The demonstrators have been voicing their anger at plans by the East Kent Hospitals NHS Trust to temporarily move some services from the Kent & Canterbury Hospital to hospitals in either Ashford or Margate instead.