Teen who received kidney from his mum is told he can’t have life-saving drug – because it’s too expensive
Lewis Brimble with his mum, Su
First published 00:04 Thursday 30 April 2015 in News
Last updated 04:54 Thursday 30 April 2015 by Jane Reader
A CRITICALLY ill teenager has begged the NHS to reverse a decision to refuse him life saving drugs on cost grounds.
Bournemouth School pupil Lewis Brimble suffers from a rare kidney disease and has already had one transplant.
Now he has launched an online petition in a bid to convince the NHS England Commissioning Board to allow him to have Eculizumab.
My take on this…
So you want your government to decide on your health decisions?
This is why Obamacare is a BAD IDEA!
It should be up to the Health Care Providers and Insurance coverage, whether or not a treatment is right for the patient, not a non medically trained faceless bureaucrat…