Under provision of GP services in Essex is leading to added pressure on Basildon hospital, that's according to the MP for Thurrock. Jackie Doyle-Price says not enough people are able to get GP appointments and end up attending A&E.
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A damp and cold night ahead. Valentine's Day will start cloudy but become brighter in the afternoon. Risk of showers along the Kent coast.
Cold and damp tonight with outbreaks of rain. A cold and dull start to Valentine's Day but becoming drier and brighter by the afternoon.
Rain turning more patchy this afternoon but more persistent along the coast. Feeling cold in the brisk north-easterly wind.