Skip to comments.Cancer survivor refused breast reconstruction operation after NHS officials dismiss- cosmetic
Posted on 04/01/2010 12:20:52 AM PDT by Nachum
A cancer sufferer has condemned the NHS ' postcode lottery' after health chiefs refused to fund her breast reconstruction.
Mother-of-four Patsy Parsons had a large section of her left breast removed when she was diagnosed two years ago and was told she was entitled to have it rebuilt free of charge.
But despite being recommended for a £5,000 bilateral breast augmentation operation - complex surgery which involves inserting implants and uplifting both breasts - by her consultant, the local primary care trust refused to fund it.
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How about she pony up the £5,000.
Is it that easy there?
Why you heartless beast, it’s supposed to be “free”.
“Postcode lottery” - does anyone wonder any longer why the principal concern of the Census form is the RACE of you and your family?
Sure, the Census Bureau - the director of which now reports to the White House as of February 2009 - can’t release personally identifiable data, but they can certainly release the percentages of any given race in any given ZIP code.
Over the course of her life she may well have ponied up fifty times that amount in taxes.
That’s what everyone says. And that’s how they rationalize they are owed everything.
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