Saturday, February 25, 2017

UK Amputee Forced to Wait For Limbs--Third Time

Fury as MoD scheme to give disabled war veterans hi-tech limbs is cancelled THREE times
MIRROR UK
BY MARTYN HALLEDAN WARBURTON
25 FEB 2017

Officials at the Ministry of Defence say they are unable to say when the trial – which fuses bones with titanium rods – will start again
A scheme that could give dozens of limbless war veterans new legs on the NHS has been cancelled three times, the Sunday People can reveal.

Defence chiefs admitted a 27-patient surgical programme has been delayed due to issues with the “equipment supply chain”.

It is a blow to brave veterans who have suffered devastating injuries in conflict zones across the world including Iraq and Afghanistan.
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