Victory for Scots war hero amputee who wins battle for access to specialist medical treatment

Victory for Scots war hero amputee who wins battle for access to specialist medical treatment
 

Disabled war veteran Callum Brown has won his battle to continue his medical treatment at an English hospital.
Callum, 28, who lost his legs to a booby trap bomb in Afghanistan, had been told the NHS in England would not fund his specialist treatment in Birmingham because he lives in Scotland.
But after the Record revealed his plight, his local health board in Scotland have agreed to pay for his care at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, where there are dedicated facilities for military casualties.
Callum, from Ayr, will continue his routine treatment this week.
A family friend said: “The... read more

 
19 December 2017 in Regional, Views: 43
Source: Daily Record
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