Tagged: treatment

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Anger as fat people are denied ops by NHS

Overweight patients are being denied routine treatment by four out of five clinical groups in England, an investigation has found. Procedures including IVF, hip replacements and even hair removal are refused if the patient is...

1 in 5 Cancers diagnosed at A&E – Postcode Lottery?

1 in 5 Cancers diagnosed at A&E – Postcode Lottery?

One in five cancers are being diagnosed at A&E – dramatically slashing the patient’s chances of survival. GPs have been partly blamed for not spotting the warning signs early enough. But the National Audit Office...