Cardiff teen goes to Germany for scoliosis surgery on spine

Cardiff teen goes to Germany for scoliosis surgery on spine
 

A teenage runner and gymnast will travel to Germany on Saturday for ground breaking spinal surgery which is not yet available on the NHS.
Erin Morgan-Ring, 14, from Heath, in Cardiff, has been diagnosed with scoliosis, which means her spine twists and curves to the side.
She is the third Welsh child to travel abroad for the operation in a year.
The Welsh Government said NICE would assess any new evidence that supports introducing it on the NHS.
Meanwhile, all three Welsh families have had to raise thousands of pounds to pay for the treatment.
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6 April 2018 in Health, Views: 44
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