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Podcast: Mum from Edenbridge flies to Poland after NHS doctors fail to diagnose her endometriosis

A mum from Edenbridge who spent 18 months in agony has finally been diagnosed, after flying to Poland to see a doctor.

Agnieszka Gray spoke to her GP, a gynecologist and even went to A&E four times – but says no one took her pain seriously.

A doctor in Poland almost immediately realised she had endometriosis which affects the ovaries – hear from her and our reporter who covered the story.

Also in today’s podcast, there’s been a sharp rise in the number of households in need of emergency housing in Kent’s most deprived district.

A total of 542 people in Thanet have had to be given the support during the last financial year – that’s almost double than the previous one.

Chris Thomas from homelessness charity Porchlight warns of a “crisis” this winter.

The Home Secretary says it’s becoming incredibly difficult to find accommodation for asylum seekers who are crossing the Channel in small boats.

A controversial processing site in Thanet has now been cleared following concerns about overcrowding and poor conditions.

Suella Braverman’s been giving evidence to the Home Affairs Select Committee in Parliament.

The MP for Dartford has called for Just Stop Oil to be classified as a criminal organisation.

Gareth Johnson’s spoken out in the Commons after two men climbed the Dartford Crossing last month as part of a climate protest.

The winter season is officially under way for the people who make sure our roads are clear of frost and snow over the next few months.

The KentOnline Podcast’s been told how almost 120 gritters are on standby along with more than 63,000 tonnes of salt. 

We’ve been chatting with Matt Salt from National Highways.

And in football, hear from manager Neil Harris following Gillingham’s draw at Crawley Town.

It means the Gills have been unable to climb out of the League Two relegation zone.